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Heavy ball hanging by a thread

  1. Oct 3, 2009 #1
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2009
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 3, 2009 #2


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    Say the ball weighs 20 lbs and both strings are rated at 25 lbs max. Visualize what is going on with the upper string as you start apply downward force of say 5 lbs.
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