1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data The ski supports the 900N weight of a person. If the snow loading on its bottom surface is trapezoidal determine the intensity w (N/m). Draw the shear and bending moment diagrams for the ski. The ski has an overall length of 2m. The force arrows 'hang' of the bottom of the ski, sloping downwards for .5m then horizontal for 1m and then joining back to the other end of the ski. Sorry but I ain't very good with descriptions. 3. The attempt at a solution To be brutally honest I don't a clue how to tackle this question. I've done other shear and bending moment diagrams before but the trapezoid has really thrown me. Any help would be greatly appreciated.