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A 20 kg mass is suspended by two ropes. Rope 1 goes to the wall horizonatlly from the left side of the mass. Rope 2 goes from the top right corner of the mass to the wall at an angle of 30 degrees from the horizontal top of the mass.

a- If the mass is at rest, what is the tension force in rope 2?

b- determine the tension in rope 1.

c- Find acceleration of the mass immidiately after rope 1 is cut.

2. Relevant equations

EF = ma

3. The attempt at a solution

1) T2y = w

T = w / sin 30 = mg / sin 30

= 392 N

2) ?

If I have done part 1 correctly, it seems like the tension in rope 1 would be 0?

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# Homework Help: Find acceleration of the mass immidiately after rope is cut

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