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A 500-N tightrope walker stands at the center of the rope such that each half of the rope makes an angle of 10.0◦ with the horizontal. What is the tension in the rope?

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  1. T*sin(180-10) + T*sin10 = 500.
    0.174T + .174T = 500
    0.347T = 500
    T = 1440 N.

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