1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

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?
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook




Similar Discussions: Mass of a suspended ball and a force
  1. Suspended ball (Replies: 1)

  2. Suspended ball (Replies: 2)

  3. Suspended Ball (Replies: 2)

Loading...