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    Classwork, please help

    That is the setup, yes. The angles on either side of the smaller hanging mass are both 45 degrees. Sorry my drawing got messed up during the post. On my problem the angle identified as theta is the angle opposite of theta in yours.
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    Classwork, please help

    In my Physics 231 class (Calculus Based) I was given a homework problem asking me to prove the following equation. It had a picture attached but the equation was: Tan (theta) = 1 + (2M / m) The two (m) represent different masses balanced in equilibrium while hanging with 3 tension forces...
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    Prove Static Equilibrium Problem, Please help soon

    In my Physics 231 class (Calculus Based) I was given a homework problem asking me to prove the following equation. It had a picture attached but the equation was: Tan (theta) = 1 + (2M / m) The two (m) represent different masses balanced in equilibrium while hanging with 3 tension forces...
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