A Rod On A Ball And Socket Joint Is Attached

A rod on a ball and socket joint is attached to cables A and B as in Figure.

(a) If a 50-N force is exerted on the massless rod at G, what is the tensile force at cables A and B?

(b) Solve for the reactant forces at the base of the rod. Call the base pointP.

A rod on a ball and socket joint is attached

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