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A construction worker attempts to lift a uniform beam off the floor and raise it to a vertical position. The beam is 2.50m long and weighs 500N. At a certain instant the worker holds the beam momentarily at rest with one end at distance d=1.50m above the floor by exerting a force P on the beam, perpendicular to the beam. What is the magnitude P?

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  1. It depends on where he is holding the beam, you did not state that.

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    bobpursley
  2. He's pushing on it at the end that's not on the floor.

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  3. T= FpL- Wb(l/2)sin(53)
    Fp = {Wb(l/2)sin(53)}/l
    put the value,
    Fp = 200 N

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