ENGINEERING QUESTION: Find the equivalent resultant force and the distance to the centroid in the x-direction?

Find the equivalent resultant force and the distance to the centroid in the x-direction for the system below. How would I figure this question out? The photo is found here, https://spark-public.s3.amazonaws.com/statics1/Quiz%20Assignments/Week%204%20Quiz/problem%201.jpg CHOICES a. Equivalent... show more Find the equivalent resultant force and the distance to the centroid in the x-direction for the system below.


How would I figure this question out?

The photo is found here, https://spark-public.s3.amazonaws.com/statics1/Quiz%20Assignments/Week%204%20Quiz/problem%201.jpg



CHOICES

a. Equivalent Resultant Force = 5850 N down acting 4.85 meters to the right of P
b. Equivalent Resultant Force = 5850 N down acting 4.15 meters to the right of P
c. Equivalent Resultant Force = 7200 N down acting 6 meters to the right of P
d. None of the above
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