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Tension with two strings and angles 
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#1
Sep110, 11:29 PM

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Can someone help me with this problem? I am stuck.
So far I have: net Force (x) = T1cos30  T2cos(θ) = 0 net Force (y) = T1sin30 + T2sin(θ)  120N  400N = 0 From equation 1 > cosθ = (T1cos30)/T2 I attached a picture of the problem. Not sure my yequation is correct How do I find T1 & T2 


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Sep210, 12:06 AM

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Split the two tensions into x and y components and then apply the laws for equilibrium:
∑F_{x}=0 ∑F_{y}=0 ∑M=0 


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Sep210, 12:36 AM

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I set the equations up and set them equal to zero but I don't know how to solve them for any of my unknowns.



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Sep210, 01:42 AM

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Tension with two strings and angles



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