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September 19, 2014

September 19, 2014

Posted by **Katrina** on Sunday, November 12, 2006 at 12:37am.

i don't really get the question..and how to solve it

Each half of the wire applies a tension force T at an angle of (180-110)/2 = 35 degrees to the horizontal. The sum of the vertical components of these forces equals the weight (12 N).

Thus 2 T sin 35 = 12 N

Solve for the tension force t.

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