The problem and my equation for finding the tension in rope one are shown in the image above. I am stuck on finding the tension for the horizontal component of the second rope's tension and finding the angle theta
The Attempt at a Solution
To find the tension in rope 2 I have tried to find the vertical component first, here's a run-down of what I did.
0=T2y-mg (since the penguin is at rest a=0)
And for the horizontal component, I think the equation would go something like this?
For angle theta I need more than one component to solve for, so at this point I can't, but if I had the x and y compenents I could just use tan^-1 adj/opp.
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