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    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?

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    (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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    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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