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Problem in statics

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Homework Statement



A man holds a 6-kg uniform plank. Determine forces at A and B. A is at 1 end of the board and B is 0.6 metres further down. total lenght is 1.4 m

Homework Equations



w=mg
M=fd

The Attempt at a Solution



there will be a force down at A and up at B. i think A will just be weight. So 58.9 N not sure about B though.
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
i think i might have it. A is down so is weight so B is just these two added together?
 
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need a sketch showing angles etc.
 

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