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Homework Help: Mass of a suspended ball and a force

  1. Oct 7, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    In the diagram above, the horizontal force, F, holds the ball steady. The value of the force is F = 9.5 N, and theta = 10°.

    Calculate the mass of the ball.

    What is the tension in the string?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I drew a free body diagram. The ball had 3 forces acting on it. Fg, F and Ft.
    how do I find the mass? Then I'll be fine to find the tension.
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 7, 2012 #2
    There's no diagram in your post.
  4. Oct 8, 2012 #3
  5. Oct 9, 2012 #4
    Could someone help me please?
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