For the step ladder shown in the Figure, sides and are each ft long and hinged at . is a -ft long tie rod, installed halfway up the ladder. A -kg man climbs ft along the ladder. Assuming that the floor is frictionless and neglecting the weight of the ladder, find the tension in the tie rod.

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  1. You have provided neither the figure the length dimensions, nor the mass; therefore we cannot help you. Sorry

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