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Asked Oct 11, 2019

A rope is strung between two walls parallel to the floor.  A 35kg mass is hung from the rope at its midpoint.  This causes the rope to sag by 12°.  Find the tension in the rope.  

 

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R Co pg dn enter 2.) Find tension in the del s Sog 120 fope Blark IN AMDA AEN TLYNTRY FX TLX TOX E-Max -TLy +To Max ENEMay +FN +TLY4 Ty-Faay are del tery

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Expert Answer

Step 1

Given:

Mass hung from the rope at its midpoint, m = 35 kg

Angle made by rope w.r.t horizontal surface, θ = 12ο

Let tension in the rope = T

27 sin6
wall
wall
T cos
T cos
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27 sin6 wall wall T cos T cos

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Step 2

Horizontal components of tension nullify each other effect.

Also, there is no motion of mass in...

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