Find the angle

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b]1. Homework Statement [/b]
A 5kg mass is suspended from a cord. The mass is held as shown with a horizontal 23N force. Find the angle

Homework Equations


Fnet=ƩFi=0

The Attempt at a Solution


I am not sure about the right way to find the angle but the variables given are force and the mass should I use the weight to find the angle? Is this a obtuse triangle?

Homework Statement





Homework Equations





The Attempt at a Solution

 

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The only thing my professor told me when I had difficulty with these types of problems was to use components. I would recommend drawing a picture or diagram with all the forces acting on the mass, that should make it easier to solve.
 

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