A uniform, horizontal flagpole of length 5.00 m and with a weight of 195 N(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

is hinged to a vertical wall at one end. A stuntwoman weighing 600 N hangs

from its other end. The flagpole is supported by a guy wire running from

its outer end to a point on the wall directly above the pole.

a) If the tension in this wire is not to exceed a force of 1070 N, what is

the minimum height above the pole at which it may be fastened to the wall?

b) If the flagpole remains horizontal, by how many newtons would the

tension be increased if the wire were fastened a distance 0.520 m below

this point?

For a) I got 4.30m by tan(theta) = d/5m solve for theta then for d

How do I solve for b)?

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