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## Homework Statement

A 50 lb weight is supported by a wire attached to a pulley at point B. The Pulley rests on wire ABC. If the tension in wire ABC is equal to 70lb determine the angle [tex]\phi[/tex] necessary to keep point B in balance

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

I Know there is some force acting from C to D. There is also some spring force acting from C to E. What I don't understand is how to model the FBD with the tension force ABC and 50lb weight at point C