Tension Force

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Homework Statement



A 2.50X102Kg weight is suspended from two ropes that are angled at 30.0degrees and 60.0 degrees above horizontal. What is the tension in the two ropes?

The work i did is in the attachements .. The answer sheet says the answer of the two forces is 1420 N and 2470 N i cant seem to match those answers =( please tell me where i went wrong
 

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In this question you have got a lot of calculations. Maybe the answer sheet has shown answers with g = 10 and some other approximations. Also the answers like 1420 N and 2470 N suggests this . Your method is correct.:approve:
 

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