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Posted by **anonymous** on Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at 10:55pm.

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**drwls**, Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 7:28amFirst, look up the density of aluminum and compute the weight of the rod. Don't forget to multiply the mass by g to get the weight in newtons.

Then, set the moment about the hinge equal to zero, assuming the weight ot the rod acts at the middle. Solve for the unknown cable tension, also in newtons.

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