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A hemisperical sign 1 metre in diameter and of uniform mass density is supported by two ropes, as shown in the diagram. What fraction of the sign's weight is supported by each rope?

I am having trouble conceptualizing the question. What is the concept here, and how do I apply what I know in order to figure this out?

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