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Can someone please help me understand how to find tension? PHYSICS?

I am trying to prepare for a upcoming test and I am having trouble understanding how to find tension. I have copied a problem from my sample test and provided the answer as well.

Can someone explain how they got this answer for tension in detail so I understand it once and for all?

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A tightrope walker with a mass of 60.00 kg stands at the center of a rope which was initially strung horizontally between two poles. His weight causes the rope to sag symmetrically, making an angle of 4.80 degrees with the horizontal. What is the tension in the rope?

Thank You,

Dr. Zan

2. Relevant equations

This is what I need help with. I know there is some sort of equilibrium in this problem:/

3. The attempt at a solution

I know the correct answer: 3520 N But would like to understand how this answer is achieved

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