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**Homework Statement**

A uniform stick of mass M = 2.1 kg and length L = 1.3 m is pivoted at one end. It is held horizontally and released. Assume the pivot is frictionless. Find the magnitude in Newtons of the force Fo exerted on the stick by the pivot immediately after it is released.

I calculated the angular acceleration immediately after the stick's release to be 11.3 rad/s^2 for another step of the problem (and that was the correct solution for that part of the problem), but other than that I don't really know where to begin this problem. Could someone just provide a hint as to the direction I should be going in?