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**hanging sign forces??**

## Homework Statement

PIC IS ATTACHED

A businessman is hanging a sign outside his store in the

fashion shown in the figure below. The sign has a mass of

50 kg. For a sign of this mass, what is the tension in the

wire? The sign is rigidly attached to the wall at the lower

left corner.

A. 346 N

B. 260 N

C. 490 N

D. 87 N

E. 173 N

## The Attempt at a Solution

i am stuck. only thing i though of was find mg then find the sin of the angle

so i did mg sin (45)

490 sin (45) got 370.

which is not even close to letter E (which is the right answer)