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What is the tension?

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I answered the problem a while ago. Here is the copy of my answer:
 
 
With symmetry, apply Newton's second law in vertical direction:
2Tsinθ = mg
 
T = 108/(2sinθ)
 
θ = 20o, T = 158 N
 
θ = 60o, T = 62.4 N