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A load is being lifted vertically upwards by means of two cables attached to it. The first cable exerts a force of 600 N at an angle of 35.0° to the left of the vertical. The second cable exerts a force of 1300 N. At what angle to the right of the vertical is the second cable pulling?
A) 15.4°
B) 16.2°
C) 30.8°
D) 67.8°
E) 75.8°
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since lifted upward, horizontally cancels

so 600 sin(35 degrees) = 1300*sin(theta)

theta = arcsin( 600*sin(35 degrees)/1300)= 15.35 degrees
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