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Can some1 solve this question (the png link above) for me please? urgent~

- Nov 25th 2010, 04:51 AMyewmun1990Can some1 solve this question which is about Equilibrium of a Rigid Body please?
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Can some1 solve this question (the png link above) for me please? urgent~

- Nov 25th 2010, 08:30 AMUnknown008
Did you try to solve the problem?

If so, you should've posted what you tried first.

Did you try balancing the moments?

Clockwise moment = Anticlockwise moment

And;

Moment of a force = Force x Perpendicular distance from pivot. - Nov 26th 2010, 04:06 AMyewmun1990
My answer is as below :

Attachment 19865 - Nov 26th 2010, 04:55 AMUnknown008
It seems good to me (Smile)

- Nov 26th 2010, 05:29 AMyewmun1990
Wondering my answer is correct or not...

- Nov 28th 2010, 04:25 AMBabyMilo
but remember to divide it by two, because the question says on each handle.

I am just wondering if the height difference makes any changes. - Nov 28th 2010, 04:56 AMarccos