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- Homework Statement
- Find the tension in the support cable needed to balance the beam

- Relevant Equations
- 0=tc + tbl - tbr - tcyl

I know the answer is 170 but I am not sure how to get there. I tried doing things backwards

g=9.8

t = fr = mgr

0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 5x9.8x1.5

0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 73.5

-96.5 = tbl - tbr

-96.5 = 18*9.8 * 0.2 - 18*9.8*1.4

-96.5 does not equal -211.68

g=9.8

t = fr = mgr

0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 5x9.8x1.5

0= 170 + tbl - tbr - 73.5

-96.5 = tbl - tbr

-96.5 = 18*9.8 * 0.2 - 18*9.8*1.4

-96.5 does not equal -211.68