Physical Science ASAP
posted by unknown .
A child weighing 200 newtons is sitting in the center of a swing. the swing is supported evenly by two ropes, one on each side. what is the tension force in one of the ropes?

if the two ropes are vertical, then each supports half the weight, or 100N
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

Physics
*I am lost on a bunch of different problems, and this is one of them. Please note that I am NOT asking for final answers, just some guidance so that I can figure out how to do the problem!!! I know that a lot of times on this site … 
physics
A person is to be released from rest on a swing pulled away from the vertical by an angle of 15.8°. The two frayed ropes of the swing are 2.75 m long, and will break if the tension in either of them exceeds 350 N. What is the maximum … 
physics
A child's swing is held up by two ropes ties to a tree branch that hangs 13.0 degrees from the vertical. If the tension in each rope is 2.28 N, what is the combined forece (magnitude and direction) of the two ropes on the swing? 
physics
a child's swing is held up by two ropes tied to a tree branch that hangs 13.0 from the vertical. if the tension in each rope is 2.28N, what is the combined force(magnitude and direction) of the two ropes on the swing? 
Physics
A 40 kg child sits in a swing suspended with 2.5 m long ropes. The swing is held aside so that the ropes make an angle of 15 degrees with the vertical. Use the conservation of mechanical energy to determine the speed the child will … 
Physics
A child of mass 40.0 kg is swinging on a swing with ropes of length 4.0 m. How long does it take the child to swing from the maximum height on one side to the other? 
PHYSICS PLEASE HELP
A 80 kg child sits in a swing suspended with 2.6 mlong ropes. The swing is held aside so that the ropes make an angle of 46 o with the vertical. Use conservation of energy to determine the speed the child will have at the bottom … 
Physics PLEASE HELP
A 80 kg child sits in a swing suspended with 2.6 mlong ropes. The swing is held aside so that the ropes make an angle of 46 o with the vertical. Use conservation of energy to determine the speed the child will have at the bottom … 
Physics
A 50 kg child sits in a swing suspended with 3.8 mlong ropes. The swing is held aside so that the ropes make an angle of 48 o with the vertical. Use conservation of energy to determine the speed the child will have at the bottom … 
Physics
Problem 3 A 40 kg child swings in a swing supported by two ropes, each 3 m long. (a) If the tension in each rope at the lowest point is 350 N, a. find the child's speed at the lowest point. b. the force exerted by the seat on the …