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Homework Help: Tough equilibrium question.

  1. Mar 16, 2010 #1
    Hi I got this question from the January 2004 BC Provincial Exam. It's question # 14. I have attached the question and picture. The answer key says B which is 1.6m but what is the solution?
     

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  3. Mar 16, 2010 #2

    Jmf

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    Do you know how to find the reaction force at each of the two supports?

    What do you think happens to the reaction at A when it tips?
     
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