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

Each of the three cables can safely carry a maximum tension force of 14.1kN. Based on this criterion, what is the largest safe mass of the suspended ceiling? (unit: kilograms, kg)

2. Relevant equations

Sum of moments = 0

sum of forces in the x direction = 0

sum of forces in the y direction = 0

3. The attempt at a solution

I tried to sum up the tensions and then divide by 9.81 but i don't think its that easy.

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# Homework Help: ENGG 205 Statics and Mechanics Question

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