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Distance from wall =

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clockwise positive, and my sketch has clockwise toward the wall.

d is the distance from base to wall
Theta is the base angle, so d/5.7=sinTheta

W*(.24*5.7*970g sinTheta)-970g*.76*5.7*cosTeta*mu=0

(the sum of the moments about any point is equal to zero)

divde through by cosTheta, then solve for tanTheta, then d=5.7cosTheta

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