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Homework Help: Ao frustrating find the tension

  1. Oct 30, 2011 #1
    ao frustrating....find the tension

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 1880 N uniform boom is supported by a
    cable as shown. The boom is pivoted at the
    bottom, and a 1920 N object hangs from its
    end.
    The boom has a length of 23 m and is at an
    angle of 54 above the horizontal. A support
    cable is attached to the boom at a distance
    of 0.68L from the foot of the boom and its
    tension is perpendicular to the boom.


    2. Relevant equations

    i have tried it so many different ways and all my answers have been incorrect please help

    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 30, 2011 #2

    gneill

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    Re: ao frustrating....find the tension

    Can you post a diagram and one of of your many different attempts?
     
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