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Find the Magnitude of the force exerted by each cable to support the 625 N punching bag. One cable is connected to the ceiling with an angle of 37 degrees and the other cable is connected perpendicular to the side wall (Horizontal). HELPP

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    break up tensions into horizontal components. Draw the diagram.
    vertical forces.

    Let the angled cabel be on the left. So tension would be Tl for the left cable.

    vertical forces:
    Tl*sin37+Tright*sin0=625
    Tl=625/sin37

    horizonal forces:
    Tl*cos37=Tr
    solve for tension in the right cable, Tr

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