posted by C. Standard .
A variation Russel traction supports the lower leg in a cast. suppose that the patient's leg and cast have a combined mass of 15.0kg and m1 is 4.50kg. (a) what is reaction force of the leg muscles to the traction? (b) what must m2 be to keep the leg horizontal?
A figure must go with this question. You need to do a force and torque balance.