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

See Figure.

2. Relevant equations

[tex] M = Fd[/tex]

3. The attempt at a solution

I split all the forces into rectangular components and calculated their perpendicular distance from the point E.

[tex]M_{R}= 50 = (15.5 * 0.72) + (58 * 0.56) - (63.1 * 0.61) + (90.1 * 1.18) - (130sin \alpha * (0.75 + 0.75cos \alpha ) ) + (130cos \alpha * 0.75sin \alpha)[/tex]

So,

[tex] \alpha = 39.1^{o} [/tex]

Can someone verify my answer by chance?

Thanks again.

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