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

I have to find the forces FGB FCB AND FGH

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P1 = 5 kN, P2 = 10 kN, JY = 21.25 kN

a1 = 2 m, a2 = 1 m, a3 = 0.5 m, a4 = 1 m, a5 = 2.5 m

Angle FGH makes with the horizontal is: 26.57 degrees

Angle FGB makes with the horizontal is –tan-1(1.5/2)

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Sum the forces up and down = 5+10 -21.25 +FGHsin26.57 - FGB sin38.87 = 0

Then summing moments =

2x10 - 2 x 21.25 +(a2+a3+a4)FGHcos26.57 + FGB cos 38.87= 0

I don't get what i can do from here and im a bit stuck and i don't no if the force Fcb would have an effect??

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