Posted by **Anonymous** on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 4:59pm.

A cable that can withstand 2,250 pounds is used to pull cargo up an inclined ramp. If the inclination of

the ramp is 21.5°, what is the heaviest piece of cargo that can be pulled up the ramp, ignoring friction?

A. 825 pounds

B. 2,090 pounds

C. 6,140 pounds

D. 2,420 pounds

- Trigonometry -
**MathMate**, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 6:22pm
If θ is the inclination with the horizontal, ignoring friction, and assuming 2250 pounds is the working load, then the heaviest cargo it can pull is

W=2250/sin(θ°)

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