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Problem: The uniform rod in Figure 15 has a weight of 14.0 N. What is the magnitude of the normal force exerted on the rod by the surface?A. 7NB. 14 NC. 20 ND. 28N

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We'll solve this problem using the sum of forces for a system in equilibrium.

For a system in equilibrium:

ΣFup=ΣFdown

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The uniform rod in Figure 15 has a weight of 14.0 N. What is the magnitude of the normal force exerted on the rod by the surface?
A. 7N
B. 14 N
C. 20 N
D. 28N


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