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

A package of mass m hangs from a short chord that is tied to the wall via cord 1 and to the ceiling via cord 2. Cord 1 is at an angle 40 degrees with the horizontal cord two is at an unknown angle.

-For what value of the unknown angle of cord two is the tension minimized?

-In terms of mg, what is the minimum tension in cord 2?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

mg= FT1 +FT2. I attempted to find the minimum tension first, but honestly I have no idea where to start

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