A clothesline is tied between two poles, 8 m apart. The line is quite taut and has negligible sag. When a wet shirt with a mass of 0.8kg is hung at the middle of the line, the midpoint is pulled down 8 cm. What is the tension in the clothesline at this time?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This question is relatively easy and I know you use trig mainly for the triangle and solve for the tension. I worked it out and got 223 N for the tension. Can anyone confirm this please?

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