Physics 101- Introduction to Mechanics
April 1- Equilibrium

 

 

 

 
 

 

  A plank 6.0m long and having a mass of 70kg is supported at its ends.  Imagine that a person with a mass of 50kg stands 1.5m from one end.  What is the magnitude of the force exerted by each of the supports?
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Loyola Marymount University
Spring 2002