Tension Supporting one ball

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Homework Statement


Two identical conducting balls, b1 and b2, each with a mass of 25.0g
both are hanging at 50.0cm at an angle of 45Degrees from the vertical each.

Homework Equations


Fg = mg
Fe = kq/r^2
Ft = ???

The Attempt at a Solution


I made a free body diagram and am confused on what to do next... I attempted trigonometry but I get the wrong answer...
 

Answers and Replies

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I attempted trigonometry but I get the wrong answer...
What do you get as answer, what do you want to get?

We can't tell what went wrong if you do not show what you did.
 
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Edit / Redundant post .
 

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