(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A system of cables is used to support a crate of mass m = 49 kg as shown in the figure below (θ = 57°). Find the tensions in all three cables.

2. Relevant equations

T2=mg

T3sinθ=T2

T1=T3cosθ

3. The attempt at a solution

So I calculated everything to be:

T1 = 300.06N

T2 = 480.20N

T3 = 566.24N

I believe my answer is correct, however, everytime I input T1 into the online assignment, the answer is wrong. I am wondering if anyone can confirm my answers.

Thanks

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Cable Tension question

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**