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## Homework Statement

A thin uniform metal rod is bent into three perpendicular segments, two of which have length L = 4.67 m. Determine the length of the third segment such that the unit will hang with two segments horizontal when it is supported by a hook as shown in the figure.

## Homework Equations

sum T=0

sum F=0

mgr=T

mg=F

## The Attempt at a Solution

i tried a number of different ways to solve the problem but it seems like nothing has a chance of working

PS this is the first time I've posted on here, i looked through some other posts and read the rules to figure out the etiquette but if i still did anything wrong please just let me know it wasn't on purpose.