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Static equilibrium of a body attached to a string

There is a 200lb wieght on a table. attached to the mass is a string with the other end attached to a wall. hanging from the string is another string with the other end of that string attached to a unknow wieght. the string between the 200 lb mass and the wall form the following angles: from wall 70 degrees South West, and from the mass 0 degrees. I need to find the maximum wieght that can be hung on the second string without upsetting equilibrium. Assumed that the coefficient of static friction is 0.3 between the 200 lbs mass and the table.

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There is a 200lb wieght on a table. attached to the mass is a string with the other end attached to a wall. hanging from the string is another string with the other end of that string attached to a unknow wieght. the string between the 200 lb mass and the wall form the following angles: from wall 70 degrees South West, and from the mass 0 degrees.. I ...

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Calculates the maximum wieght that can be hung on the second string without upsetting equilibrium.

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