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A door of width 1.08 m and height 1.92 m weighs 281 N and is supported by two hinges, one 0.600 m from the top and the other 0.600 m from the bottom. Each hinge supports half the total weight of the door. Assuming that the door's center of gravity is at its center, find the horizontal components of force exerted on the door by each hinge.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't really understand the question; shouldn't the force from the hinges be vertical/upwards? To counter the downward force the door's weight?

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# Homework Help: Static Equilibrium of weighted door

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