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

A 4.50 kg block of gruyere cheese is suspended as shown. Rope 1 on the left has a tension of 28.3 N; rope 2 on the right has a tension of 40.5 N. (a) What is θ1, the angle made by rope 1? (b) What is θ2? State each angle as the positive angle "inside" the triangle the ropes form.

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

It is suggested we use these: http://i47.tinypic.com/mtxv1z.png

3. The attempt at a solution

I've got the x axis as T1cosθ1+T2cosθ2=0

and the y axis as T1sinθ1+T2sinθ2=mg

And now I'm stuck...Please help!

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# Homework Help: Help! Cheese Problem!

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