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

http://www.xtremepapers.com/papers/...S Level/Mathematics (9709)/9709_w11_qp_43.pdf

number 6, find 2 tension

2. Relevant equations

F=μR

3. The attempt at a solution

Okay, so R(reaction force)=Tcos30 Tsin30=F+20

the first tension is found, 68.5.

However, Im not understanding how there can be two tensions, as a result of frictions of 2 directions?? the marking scheme says the other friction is to prevent downward motion, but the tension isnt even downwards? How can there be 2 Tensions at the same time

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# Homework Help: Friction has 2 directions?

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