Force - finding tension in string

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Homework Statement



A fuzzy-dicer makes an angle of θ = 49.6° with respect to the vertical. The mass of the
fuzzy dice is 1.0 kg. What is the tension?

2. The attempt at a solution

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Tcosθ = mg => T = mg/cosθ
= (0.15 kg)(9.8 m/s2)/cos30°
= 1.7 N

Correct
 

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