Problem: With what force Fpull must the carpenter pull on the crowbar to remove the nail?Express the force in terms of Fnail, Lh, Ln, and θ.

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Torque:

Rotational equilibrium:

$\overline{){\mathbf{\Sigma }}{\mathbf{\tau }}{\mathbf{=}}{\mathbf{0}}}$

Take counterclockwise as positive.

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With what force Fpull must the carpenter pull on the crowbar to remove the nail?

Express the force in terms of Fnail, Lh, Ln, and θ.

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