(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 235lb sign is supported from a wall by a cable inclined 37 degrees with the horizontal, and a brace perpendicular to the wall. Find the tension in the cable and the compression in the boom.

The answers are 390.5 and 311.9. But I have no idea how they got to those numbers. :S

2. Relevant equations

No idea?

3. The attempt at a solution

Tried to find the x/y components of the vectors, but i'm confused now.

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# Homework Help: Tension of a cable problem

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