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hanging sign forces??
PIC IS ATTACHED
A businessman is hanging a sign outside his store in the
fashion shown in the figure below. The sign has a mass of
50 kg. For a sign of this mass, what is the tension in the
wire? The sign is rigidly attached to the wall at the lower
left corner.
A. 346 N
B. 260 N
C. 490 N
D. 87 N
E. 173 N
i am stuck. only thing i though of was find mg then find the sin of the angle
so i did mg sin (45)
490 sin (45) got 370.
which is not even close to letter E (which is the right answer)
Homework Statement
PIC IS ATTACHED
A businessman is hanging a sign outside his store in the
fashion shown in the figure below. The sign has a mass of
50 kg. For a sign of this mass, what is the tension in the
wire? The sign is rigidly attached to the wall at the lower
left corner.
A. 346 N
B. 260 N
C. 490 N
D. 87 N
E. 173 N
The Attempt at a Solution
i am stuck. only thing i though of was find mg then find the sin of the angle
so i did mg sin (45)
490 sin (45) got 370.
which is not even close to letter E (which is the right answer)
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