Support Reactions of a Trapezoidal Slab with Three Points of Support

Situation
A reinforced concrete slab in the shape of an isosceles trapezoid weighs 3600 N/m2. It is supported on the three points as shown in the figure.
 

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  1. Find the reaction at A.
    A.   16,848 N
    B.   6,716 N
    C.   13,372 N
    D.   2,010 N
  2. Find the reaction at B.
    A.   16,848 N
    B.   6,716 N
    C.   13,372 N
    D.   2,010 N
  3. Find the reaction at C.
    A.   16,848 N
    B.   6,716 N
    C.   13,372 N
    D.   2,010 N

 

01 - Example of Mixture Related Problem

Problem
In a class experiment, a student needs 5 liters of 6% solution. He found a 4% and a 10% solution in the laboratory. How many liters of each solution should he mix in order to obtain 5 liters of 6% solution?
A. 3.33 liters of 4% and 1.67 liters of 10% solution
B. 1.67 liters of 4% and 3.33 liters of 10% solution
C. 3.67 liters of 4% and 1.33 liters of 10% solution
D. 1.33 liters of 4% and 3.67 liters of 10% solution
 

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