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Posted by Student on Monday, October 8, 2007 at 8:40pm.

A uniform steel beam of length 5.50 m has a weight of 4.50 103 N. One end of the beam is bolted to a vertical wall. The beam is held in a horizontal position by a cable attached between the other end of the beam and a point on the wall. The cable makes an angle of 25.0 above the horizontal. A load whose weight is 12.0 103 N is hung from the beam at a point that is 4.60 m from the wall.

(a) Find the magnitude of the tension in the supporting cable.
N
(b) Find the magnitude of the force exerted on the end of the beam by the bolt that attaches the beam to the wall.
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