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1. Can some please explain the solution to this question I.e why Ta = 5 x sin40 = 3.21
Like where does the sin 40 come from?

Thank you
2. (Original post by BananaBanana101)
Can some please explain the solution to this question I.e why Ta = 5 x sin40 = 3.21
Like where does the sin 40 come from?

Thank you
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3. If you were to draw a horizontal line through P, the angle between the horizontal and Ta would be 40 (Z angles). They've used sine of the angle to find the vertical component of Ta.

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