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Homework Help: Guy wire

  1. Nov 2, 2009 #1
    Why is a smaller angle better than a larger angle for a guy wire?
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  3. Nov 3, 2009 #2


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    Hi coolone_888! Welcome to PF! :smile:
    Hint: consider the tension in the wire, and the forces on the peg (the thing stuck in the ground). :wink:
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