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Two People Carrying a Mass Along an Inclined

Assume that W = 1.80 m, L = 3.30 m, angle = 21.0°, and that the weight of the mass is 39.90kg. What is the (vertical) weight carried by the builder at the rear?

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This problem requires a very careful diagram with forces and angles as given in your attached file. I have, ...

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