1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A 36.0 kg uniform beam is attached to a wall with a hinge while its far end is supported by a cable such that the beam is horizontal. http://a1.educog.com/res/msu/physicslib/msuphysicslib/24_Statics_Equilibrium/graphics/prob20_beamhinge2.gif If the angle between the beam and the cable is θ = 69.0° what is the tension in the cable? 2. Relevant equations Unknown other than basic trigonometry 3. The attempt at a solution I tried using simple trigonometry; Cos(69)=(36*g)/h, but to no avail. I believe the reason it didn't work to be because the cable is not attached to the bar's center of mass, but I've no idea how to correct this. A point in the right direction would be greatly appreciated!