(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Here is a link to the problem that I am having issues with.

http://tinypic.com/r/8zfb5h/7

2. Relevant equations

F x perpendicular distance

3. The attempt at a solution

http://tinypic.com/r/1tamma/7

I have no idea where to go from there, or if I am even on the right path.

I separated the force into components but I have no idea what to do next.

I tried to for the equation 500 Nm = -P_{y}(1.3164m) - P_{x}(1.2276m) but got stuck.

Any help would be greatly appreciated!

Thanks

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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