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## Homework Statement

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## The Attempt at a Solution

So what I did was set up an system of equations such that the sum of the horizontal forces = 0 and the sum of the vertical forces = 0. I ended up solving for the tension in the rope BC and then found the vertical force which came out to be 490N which is not correct. I think I got this wrong because I am not finding the max force. How should I approach this question?

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