1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data http://img251.imageshack.us/img251/3378/14906417xg0.th.png [Broken] A) What must the resultant of the two tension forces in the ropes be? B)What is the magnitude and direction of the tension in each of the two ropes? 2. Relevant equations 3. The attempt at a solution For A .......... shouldn't the tensions in the ropes equal 500N?? cause they need to oppose the force of gravity on the load......... and i have no idea where to start for B anyone know ??