(Please see the attachment.)
1. (a) Draw a free-body diagram of the system.
(b) Find the forces acting on joints A,B & C.
(c) Find the resultant A and its direction.
Ax = _________
Ay = _________
A = __________
Bx = ___________
By = ___________
Cx = ___________
Cy = ___________
The solution is provided step-by-step in an attachment.