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A force of 10N vertically 10m away from the pivot point is applied on a horizontal wooden beam that you want to be at equilibrium where and in which direction should you apply a force of 20N?

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September 04, 2007 9:26PM

You should apply a force equal to 20N in the opposite direction of the 10N force 5 meters away from the pivot point.