Principle of triangle of forces

  • Thread starter verb tense
  • Start date
  • #1
19
0

Homework Statement


A body of mass 700g hangs from the end of a long wire fixed to a high tree. A horizontal string attached to the body pulls it until the wire is at 30 degrees to the vertical.Find the tensions in the both the string and the wire


Homework Equations


Sine rule


The Attempt at a Solution


I know what to do but i need the interpretation of the diagram :D
 

Answers and Replies

  • #2
Redbelly98
Staff Emeritus
Science Advisor
Homework Helper
Insights Author
12,134
161

Homework Statement


A body of mass 700g hangs from the end of a long wire fixed to a high tree. A horizontal string attached to the body pulls it until the wire is at 30 degrees to the vertical.Find the tensions in the both the string and the wire


Homework Equations


Sine rule


The Attempt at a Solution


I know what to do but i need the interpretation of the diagram :D
The mass is held in place by two things: (1) a horizontal string, and (2) a wire that is at 30 degrees from vertical.
 

Related Threads on Principle of triangle of forces

Replies
4
Views
2K
  • Last Post
Replies
13
Views
4K
Replies
4
Views
8K
Replies
10
Views
7K
Replies
4
Views
5K
Replies
1
Views
1K
  • Last Post
Replies
6
Views
3K
Replies
4
Views
13K
Replies
2
Views
379
Top