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EngineeringPaper.xyz's ability to solve systems of equations makes it a useful tool for analyzing statically indeterminate beams. With statically indeterminate beam problems, the redundant constraints result in additional equations that need to be satisfied in order to make the problem fully defined. This example EngineeringPaper.xyz sheet (see below) illustrates how to solve for the reaction loads for a statically indeterminate beam using the method of superposition.