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Homework question

  1. Oct 17, 2005 #1
    i need help on this question.
    a picture is hung on a wall. the wire is 40in. long and the eyelits that the wire is connected to are 39in. apart. the weight of the picture frame is 8lbs. what is the tension on the wire?

    is the answer 18lbs of tension?
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  3. Oct 17, 2005 #2

    Chi Meson

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    You are correct.
  4. Oct 17, 2005 #3
    does the book (or your teacher) require it in neutons?
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