Question

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.

Image is what I have so far... I'm stuck!! Please let me know what I'm doing wrong

Step 1

Given:

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

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

Let tension in the rope = *T*

Step 2

Horizontal components of tension nullify each other effect.

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

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