(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 75.0 kg horizontal beam is supported at each end. A 275 kg piano rests a quarter of the way from one end. What is the vertical force on the support closest to the piano?

What is the vertical force on the support farthest from the piano?

2. Relevant equations

Tcw=Tccw

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried using Tcw=Tccw

so Fpiano*r1+Fbeam*r2=Fbeam*r3

so 275*9.81*3/4+75*9.81*1/2=Fb*1

So I got 2391N for the farthest beam

and 275*9.81*1/4+75*9.81*1/2=Fb*1

and got 1042N for the closer one but they seem to be wrong...

can you guys help me on this?

nvm... I got the answer now I did it backwards so the one with 1042N is farthest and 2391N is the closest...

thanks lol

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# Homework Help: Torque/Vertical Force Problem

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