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Simple tension problem, I can't seem to understand it

  1. May 31, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    A ball weighing 212-N is shown suspended from a system of cords. What are the tensions in the horizontal and angled cords?

    The angles of the cords are 90 and 50

    2. Relevant equations

    F=ma


    3. The attempt at a solution
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 1, 2012 #2
    This is a problem of Equilibrium of Concurrent Forces.
    The body does not move at all.
     
  4. Jun 1, 2012 #3
    I hope this is what we are talking about ...

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    Whats your progress till now?
     

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