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    Find the tension of (T) in the cable and the magnitude and direction of the force (C) exerted on the strut of the picot. Let the weight of the suspended object be 1000LBS (neglect the weight of the strut). Please see the attached diagram.

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    According to your picture, here is how you can find T and C.

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    The solution determines the tension in a cable. The magnitude and direction of the force are also found.

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