a ladder of length, 'L', leans against a wall with its base, 'd' metres, from the wall. the base doesn't slide or move. the ladder has a mass 'm'. how would i go about finding the torque of the ladder due to gravity, about the pivot point at its base.. and consequently the torque of the wall on the ladder. I am presuming that the torque due to gravity is equal to the torque from the wall on the ladder?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Is it as simple as using cos or sine of the overall weight of the ladder to find the force on the wall?

i know how to do friction sort of things so we can just assume for this there is no friction..

any help is appreciated, thanks :)

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# Homework Help: Torque due to gravity when T'net' = 0

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