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A slender rod AB with a weight of W is attached to blocks A and B that move freely in the guides shown. The blocks are connected by an elastic cord that passes over a pulley at C (a) Express the tension in the cord in terms of W and 0. (b) Determine the value of 0 for which the tension in the cord is equal to 3W.

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