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two ropes attached to I beam (mass 500 kg). ropes make angles of 60 degrees with horizontal. Determine tension in each rope.

I ended up with 2829 N for each.
Correct? or could you explain more?

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did we do this earlier?

Tension*sin60=500*g/2

tensioneachroop= 250g/sin60

How did you get 2829N?

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