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Q: The boom in the figure [check attachment] is uniform and weighs 2.20kN. The magnitude of the force exerted on the boom by the hinge is...

i knowthe boom has a mass of 224.261 kg, and summation tau = TLsin theta - Mg 2/3 L - mg 1/2 L if my free body diagram is right, not sure though the wire attaching at 2/3 L is really throwing me off hopefully some one can shed some insight on this.

i apologize ahead for my crapy diagrams but its the best i can do on ms paint.

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