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Statics Tension, Spring, and, DownWard Force

  1. Feb 18, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    2. Relevant equations
    I am Stuck getting Theta out of the last step of equation. I have found that theta is 35 by trial and error.( i wrote an excel program)

    3. The attempt at a solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 19, 2016 #2
    My final equation is similar to yours, but not exactly the same:


    I didn't check my algebra, so I'm not sure of this.
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