### Compute maximum and minimum combined stresses at the base

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An 8-in.-square (S4S) vertical timber post is 8 ft long and fixed at its lower end.

It supports a vertical axial compressive load of 7000 lb on top and a horizontal load of 1000 lb at a point 3 ft below the top. Compute the maximum and minimum combined stresses at the base.

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