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A sign with a mass of (24) kg is hanging in two wires both making an angle of (52) degrees with the vertical. Find the tension in one of the wires. Give your answer in newtons (N) and with 3 significant figures.

t cos 52 = (24/2)9.81 = 12*9.81
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