Hi,

Doing a tension in cable problem, Trying to find T, ended up with this, can this be arranged to find that? If so, an explanation would be very helpful

0.25(T*sin21) + 4.88(T*cos21) = 50510.8

Thanks

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- Nov 27th 2012, 09:40 AMMMCSRe-arranging Trig equation
Hi,

Doing a tension in cable problem, Trying to find T, ended up with this, can this be arranged to find that? If so, an explanation would be very helpful

0.25(T*sin21) + 4.88(T*cos21) = 50510.8

Thanks - Nov 27th 2012, 09:57 AMebainesRe: Re-arranging Trig equation
You have:

where = 21 degrees. This is the same as:

Rearrange to get:

- Nov 27th 2012, 10:05 AMMMCSRe: Re-arranging Trig equation
Seems so simple when written like that. i was expecting something more complicated.

Thanks very much