Hi all, I need some help with this question.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The final answer is 32.7kN but I have no idea what I'm doing cause I'm so lost in this fluid mechanics class right now.

I attempted to calculate the pressure on the plate.

P = pgh

P = 1000*9.8*2

P = 19600 Pa

Then I used F = P.A to get 78400N. I know this question has something to do with torque and resolving forces but I'm pretty sure I've already got it wrong. My lecturer provided me with this equation:

y' = y + I_c/(y*A) and I_c is BH^3/12.

Will I need to use this as well?

Thanks in advance. :/

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