An automobile with a mass of 1360 kg has 3.05 m between the front and rear axles. Its center of gravity is located 1.78 m behind the front axle. With the automobile on level ground, determine the magnitude of the force from the ground on a) each wheel (assuming equal forces on the front wheels) and b) each rear wheel (assuming equal forces on the rear wheels).
Forces up = forces down
Forces to the right = forces to the left
Net torque clockwise = net torque counter-clockwise
In other words, net force = 0
The Attempt at a Solution
N = mgr
a) r being the distance from the front axel to the center of gravity
b) r being the distance from the center of gravity to the rear axel
Is this correct?
I sort of drew a picture, but I'm not able to scan it at the moment.