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A uniform thin rod of weight W = 100 N is supported horizontally by two vertical

props at its ends. At time t = 0 one of the these supports is kicked out. Find the

force on the other support immediately thereafter.

2. Relevant equations

Sum of forces??

3. The attempt at a solution

I really don't understand how to even approach this problem. My guess is that its 50 N because each support holds half of the rod. Any help would be greatly appreciated !!

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