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Force of tension

  1. Jan 30, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    a person balances in the middle of a tightrope 14.2m in length. the middle of the rope is 2.3m below the secured ends. if the persos weight is 6.3x10^2 N(down) determine the magnitude of the tension in the rope.

    2. Relevant equations

    F=ma

    3. The attempt at a solution
    ??
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 30, 2007 #2
    Try drawing a picture if you havent already. And then sum all the forces.
     
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