Support of Diving Board

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Homework Statement


Find the forces (Fa and Fb) need to support the diving board drawn below. Inlcude directions for each force.
http://img171.imageshack.us/img171/4923/physicsisgayea1.th.jpg [Broken]

Homework Equations


Don't know


The Attempt at a Solution



Was absent when we went over this type of problem and have no idea on how to solve it.
 
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The equation of motion is F=ma. What is a defined as? What do you know about this system?
 

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