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Question: 

A 110-kg horizontal beam is supported at each end. A 320-kg piano rests a quarter of the way from one end. What is the vertical force on each of the supports?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$F_R = 1300 \textrm{ N down, } F_L = 2900 \textrm{ N down}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 9

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Chapter 9, Problem 9 is solved.

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