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A bag of cement of weight 300 N hangs from three wires as suggested in Figure P5.18. Two of the wires make angles 1 = 50.0° and 2 = 23.0° with the horizontal. If the system is in equilibrium, find the tensions in the wires.

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I am not sure how to do this problem and I am having a lot of problems with tensions in general. If someone could help me start this problem it would be appreciated.

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# Homework Help: Tension bag of cement problem

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