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1. http://prntscr.com/ci2chr ,How do you work out the reaction force R, the vertical component of R is 20 I'm guessing .
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3. (Original post by ihatehannah)
http://prntscr.com/ci2chr ,How do you work out the reaction force R, the vertical component of R is 20 I'm guessing .
You guessed correctly.
4. If you want to know why it's 20 (if you're not sure):

It states that the system is in equilibrium, so all of the forces acting on the object must be balance, i.e. there is no resultant force. And since
and are the only forces acting on the basket,

, and since ,
5. (Original post by W. A. Mozart)
If you want to know why it's 20 (if you're not sure):

It states that the system is in equilibrium, so all of the forces acting on the object must be balance, i.e. there is no resultant force. And since
and are the only forces acting on the basket,

, and since ,
Well technically
6. (Original post by RDKGames)
Well technically
Ah yes, apologies!

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