Location of moment of distributed load

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why the center of moment due to distributed load 1.11x is located x /3 from the 15kN , shouldn't it be located 2x / 3 from the 15kN end ?

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is the author wrong ? [/B]
 

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Homework Statement


why the center of moment due to distributed load 1.11x is located x /3 from the 15kN , shouldn't it be located 2x / 3 from the 15kN end ?

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is the author wrong ? [/B]
The cg of the distributed load is located 2x/3 from the 15N load. But since you are summing moments about the right end, the distance from the cg to the right end is how much?
 
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