Hanging Spheres

As shown in the diagram, spheres A and B are hanging from the corners of the ceiling, and are connected with a string. The centers of spheres A and B are distances \(d_A\) and \(d_B\) apart from their respective walls.

What can we say about the respective masses \(M_A\) and \(M_B\) of the spheres based on the distances \(d_A\) and \(d_B?\)

Assume that the system is in equilibrium, that the string joining the masses is taut and horizontal, that the spheres are the same size, and that \(d_B>d_A.\)

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