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## Homework Statement

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I need to find the angle that the two rods will have the same stress. We are talking about normal stress here!

## Homework Equations

[itex]\sigma[/itex] = Force / Area

## The Attempt at a Solution

I am using the method of joints to solve for the internal force because they are both two force members. I have the equations for x, and y.

X:

-AB + BC cos(θ) = 0

Y:

-50 + BC sin(θ) = 0

Where do I go from here? I want to start solving in terms of something to be able to put them into the stress formula.