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A ladder is leaning against a smooth wall. The friction between the ladder and the floor holds the ladder in place.

Determine torques about the pivot point *P*. Let τ_{CCW} and τ_{CW} represent counterclockwise and clockwise torques about point *P* (the base of the ladder), respectively.

Equilibrium in 2D - Ladder Problems

Equilibrium in 2D - Ladder Problems

Equilibrium in 2D - Ladder Problems