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I was given:

the angles connecting each rope to the celing (theta1=55.9, theta2=23.2)

the weight attached to the third rope (295 N)

the system is in equilibrium

2. Relevant equations

system is in equilibrium

3. The attempt at a solution

I have solved for T1=276N, and T2=168N, both of which I know to be true.

How do I solve for T3 (the rope connecting the other two ropes to the weight?) What information is relevant or helpful (e.g. how knowing the system is in equilibrium helps to find T1 and T2)?

I hope you can help!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Two ropes holding a weight. System is in equilibrium, how do I find T3?

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