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A channel is blocked by a rectangular gate 2.4m wide and 6m tall. This gate is pinned at point A and restrained from opening by the ridge at point B , as shown in the following figure. If the water level in the channel is 1.3 m , calculate the reaction force at the ridge.

FB =?