A traffic light hangs from a pole. The uniform aluminium pole AB is (l)m long and has a (m)kg. The mass of the traffic light is (M)kg. Determine the tension (FT/FAX)newtons in the horizontal massless cable CD, and the vertical and horizontal components of the force exerted by the pivot A on the aluminium pole (FA)newtons.

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