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A steel tank is to be positioned in an excavation. Knowing that the magnitude of P is 500 lb, determine by trigonometry (a) the required angle a if the resultant R of the two forces applied at A is to be vertical, (b) the corresponding magnitude of R.

425 lb
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425 lb 30°

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