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

This is originally from a physics problem but it's more of a math question. How do I solve for theta?

2. Relevant equations

400 - Tcos(theta) = 0

-200 + Tsin(theta) = 0

Using those equations, I need to solve for theta. Also, knowing that tan(theta) = sin(theta)/cos(theta) is supposed to be relevant to this.

3. The attempt at a solution

All I did was simplify the equations to 200 - Tcos(theta) + Tsin(theta) = 0

Not sure if that was a good idea or not but I'm suck.

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# Homework Help: How do I solve for theta?

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