This is from the textbook for physics 218 :young and freedman(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

#8 the question is what is the tension tention in each cord in a figure if the weight of the suspended object is w. The pic is of a lantern hanging on two cords connected together from the ceiling(both with a different angle form the ceiling, 30 and 45 degrees), those cords are labeld a and b, then cord c is attached to the lantern going down. I cannot figure this thing out, my textbook is of no help...i need to find tension of a and b in terms of w.

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# Homework Help: Question on tension

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