(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The five ropes in the picture can withstand 1500n each, how heavy can w be without breaking any?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

First naming the tensions on the rope t1,t2,t3,t4,t5

and find the relationship between them, like t1 = 2t2

but i dont understand the picture....

can anyone help me to understand which rope is holding which rollers?

Thanks

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# Homework Help: Find the relationship between them

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