229 Y-coordinate of the point of application of the force

Problem 229
In Fig. P-229, find the y-coordinate of point A so that the 361-lb force will have a clockwise moment of 400 ft-lb about O. Also determine the X and Y intercepts of the line of action of the force.

Point of application of a force


228 Intercepts of the resultant force

Problem 228
Without computing the magnitude of the resultant, compute where the resultant of the forces shown in Fig. P-228 intersects the x and y axes.

Two concurrent forces in rectangular grid


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