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Nat89
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A____________________B
.|.............................. .|
.|.............................. .|
.|.............................. .| 6 cm
.|.............................. .|
.|.............................. .|
.|.............................. .|
._____________________
D..............xcm.............C

A uniform rectangular lamina ABCD has dimensions AB= x cm and BC = 6 cm (diagram above). When the Lamina is freely suspended from A, the side AB makes an angle at 32* with the verticle. Find the value of x.

Can someone help me start this please? Thankyou
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Draw a triangle of where the centre of mass is located using perpendicular distances from AD and AB, and the hypotenuse is the vertical. Use tan rule
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Thankyou, it makes more sense now
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You're welcome
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