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Posted by **al** on Tuesday, January 27, 2009 at 11:54pm.

When a mass of 4 kilograms is tied to the middle of the clothesline, it sags a distance of 5 meters.

What is the magnitude of the tension on the ends of the clothesline? Use gravitational acceleration of for this problem as that is what webwork is grading based on.

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**drwls**, Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at 8:02amDraw a free body diagram and set the net vertical force equal to zero. The answer will be a multiple of M g. You will need to compute the angle that the sides of the clothesline devate from horizontal.

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