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The ACE towing company tows a disabled 10,500 N automobile off the road at a constant speed. If the tow line makes an angle of 10.0° with the vertical as shown, what is the tension in the line supporting the car?

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    T•cosα=m•g
    T=mg/cosα =
    =10500/cos10°= 10660 N

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    10,448 N

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