The uniform beam has a weight W. If it is originally at rest while being supported at A and B by cables, determine the tension in cable A if cable B suddenly fails. Assume the beam is a slender rod.

STA3032 MODULE 1 ARTICLE I. 1.1-1.3.5 1) 1.1 Descriptive Statistics a) Population parameters- “a numerical summary concerning the complete collection of subjects” i) Notated by Greek characters b) Sample statistics- “a numerical summary concerning a subset of the population, from which we try to draw inference about the population parameter” i) Notated by the hat symbol over a population parameter c) i.e. σσstandard deviation 2) 1.2 Summary Statistics 3) 1.2.1 Location a) Mode: most frequent number b) Mean: average of the observations c) p percentile: p% of data are less than that specific value and 100%-p% are greater i) position of p percentile value: (p/100)(n+1) (1) i.e. value x was in the 90 percentile which