posted by scott on .
Consider the 57 N weight held by two cables
shown below. The left-hand cable is horizon-
a) What is the tension in the cable slanted
at an angle of 52?
Answer in units of N
T2=mg/sin52 =57/0.788=72.3 N
T1 = T2cos52=72.3•0.616= 44.5 N