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Ropes, Tension, Weight, & Equilibrium

  1. Sep 14, 2007 #1
    i don't understand this problem i need your help please the sketch shows a painter's staging in mechanical equilibrium. the person in the middle weighs 250 N and tension in each rope are 200N what is the weight of the staging
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  3. Sep 14, 2007 #2

    Doc Al

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    I moved this post from the thread where you had posted it (by mistake, I presume) into its own thread. Please describe the problem exactly as given and show what you've done so far and where you are stuck. A figure would be helpful.
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