A uniform stick of mass M and length l is suspended horizontally with end B on the edge of a table, and the other end, A is held by hand. Point A is suddenly released. At the instant after release:
a) What is the torque about B?
b) What is the angular acceleration about B?
c) What is the vertical acceleration of the center of mass?
d) From part c, find by inspection the veritcal force at B.
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