### Determine the normal stress in each rod. show all work

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Two steel rods with fixed supports at A and C are attached by a rigid flange at point B and a downward load of 120 kN is applied to the flange. The upper rod has a cross section of 800 mm^2 and the lower rod has a cross section fo 1,600 mm^2. If the modulus of elasticity is 200 GPa determine the normal stress in each rod. Show all work.

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