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A trapeze artist weighs 8.00 x 10^2 N. The artist momentarily held to one side of a swing by a partner so that both of the swing ropes are at an angle of 30ยบ with the vertical. In such a condition of static equilibrium, what is the horizontal force being applied by the partner?

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    the horizontal force of the trapeze artist would be Wxcos(30) and for the swing to stay still it would have to be the equal force by the partner

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