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

Determine the maximum weight of the flowerpot that can be supported without exceeding a cable tension of 50 lb in either cable AB or AC. Note that the 2 cables make an angle 60 and 53.1 respectively with the horizontal

2. Relevant equations

Fnet=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

Fxnet=TABcos60-TACcos53.1 =0

Fynet-TABsin60+TACsin53.1-W=0

I dont know how to figure out if 50lb is the tension in cable AB or in AC

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