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Homework Statement
The tension in the tow rope pulling the car in Newtons is 2 500N. Determine the minimum length of the rope l, between A and B, so that the tension in either AB or AC does not exceed the tension of 3 200 N.
Homework Equations
Fy = 0
Fx = 0
The Attempt at a Solution
Well so far I got an answer, which i have been told by my lecturer is not right.
I used the equations of equilibrium and solved for theta, afterwards i used trigonometry and solved for the side AB, which is the wanted length.
However, the answer is not correct.
Also, i put Fab and Fac to be 3200, as the maximum tensions. ( as it says in the question)
Any suggestions?
Thank you
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