- #1

neshepard

- 67

- 0

## Homework Statement

An object of mass m=.500kg is suspended from the ceiling of an accelerating truck. Taking a=3.00m/s^2 find the angle θ that the string makes with the vertical and the tension T in the string.

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

mgsinθ=ma => sinθ=1.5/4.9 =>θ=17.8

mgcosθ=T => T=4.67N

But alas this is incorrect. Where did I fail?