# physics

a framed painting weighs 220 newtons. the 2 wires support an angle of 120 degrees with each other. what are the tensions on the wire?

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1. wires are 60 degrees from vertical
so
T cos 60 = 110
T (1/2) = 110
T = 220 N

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