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## Homework Statement

A wing on a light aircraft experiences an upward thrust of 10 kN.

This is counteracted by two steel wires each set at an angle of 30 degrees from the horizontal and of length of 4 meters.

The diameter or the wire is 10 mm, and Young's modulus for steel is 2.05*10^11 N/m^2.

What is the tension in each wire?

## The Attempt at a Solution

10,000 / sin(30 = 20,000

Tension = 20 kN?

Apparently this is wrong according to my teacher?