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Homework Help: Support of Diving Board

  1. Mar 9, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    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]

    2. Relevant equations
    Don't know


    3. 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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  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 9, 2008 #2
    The equation of motion is F=ma. What is a defined as? What do you know about this system?
     
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