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Steve and Doug are painting on a scaffold held by two ropes have supporting the scaffold at its ends. Their combined weights are 2000 N. The tension in the supporting ropes that support the scaffold they stand on adds to 1500 N. Solve for the weight of the scaffold itself.

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    How can the tension in the ropes be less than the weight of the men? Unless, there is some pulley system, which is not described.

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    Please I need help!!!!!!!!!!!

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