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On a simply supported beam with uniformly distributed load (p) over length (l) the value of reaction force at one support is _______

(a) p*l

(b) (p*l)/2

(c) (p*l)^2

(d) (p*l)/3

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Right option is (b) (p*l)/2

For explanation: Overall force acting on the beam=p*l

The reaction force at one of the two supports=(p*l)/2.

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