Posted by **Carolyn** on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 11:39am.

A rigid rod holds a restaurant sign horizontally from the side of a building. The force due to gravity acting on the sign is 165N with the angle between the sign and the rod being 50 degrees. Ignoring the weight of the rod what is the magnitude of the tension in the rod?

- physics -
**Damon**, Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at 12:14pm
I do not know because I need to know how far from the building the center of gravity of the sign is and how far from the building the attachment point of the rod to the sign is.

- physics -
**cadence**, Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 12:30pm
I think

165Ă—sin 50

=126.4 N

## Answer This Question

## Related Questions

- physics 121 hanging sign - A sign has a mass of 1050 kg, a height h = 1 m, and a...
- Physics 121 HW - A sign has a mass of 1050 kg, a height h = 1 m, and a width W...
- physics - There is a sign hanging off of a building. The sign itself is hung at ...
- Physics - There is a sign hanging off of a building. The sign itself is hung at ...
- Physics - A sign hangs supported by a rod and cable. The cable is at a 30 degree...
- physics - A house address sign is hung from a post with a light wieght rod. If ...
- physics - A sign is hanging from the ceiling on two threads of equal length, ...
- Science - a 51.0 kg uniform square sign, of edge L = 2.00 m, is hung from a ...
- physics - Three people attempt to haul a heavy sign to the roof of a building by...
- Physics - A 20 kg sign is pulled by a horizontal force such that the single rope...

More Related Questions