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A 53 kg gymnast hangs vertically from a pair of parallel rings. If the ropes are supported so that they make an angle of 36 ∘ with the ceiling, what is the tension in each rope?

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Given data:

Mass of the gymnast, M = 53 kg

Angle made by the rope with the ceiling = 36o

Let the tension in each rope be T

Step 2
т
T cos36
T
T cos36°
36°
36
Mg
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т T cos36 T T cos36° 36° 36 Mg

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Step 3

Applying Newton’s law ...

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