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Basic Statics Problem

  1. Sep 12, 2012 #1

    Can somebody please walk me through how to solve this? I have tried numerous times but can not seem to find the right answer
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  3. Sep 12, 2012 #2
    You should start as usual: at point B all the tension forces add up vectorially to zero. What does that mean?
  4. Sep 12, 2012 #3
    I know that the summation of forces in the x and y directions need to add up to zero, I have tried so many times I am just simply at a loss at this point
  5. Sep 12, 2012 #4


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    Please post what you have tried.
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