# Can you describe how to get the answer A picture is hanging from the two ropes...

Can you describe how to get the answer
A picture is hanging from the two ropes shown in the sketch. Find the tension in both ropes.

left one be T1 and right be T2

resolving them into components

T1 cos30 = T2 cos45 [these are the horizontal forces]

T1 = 0.816*T2

T1*sin30 + T2*sin45 = 5*9.81 = 49.05

T1/2 + T2/root(2) = 49.05

0.408 T2 + 0.707*T2 = 49.05

T2 = 43.98 N

T1 = 0.816*43.98 = 35.89 N

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