(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A mountain climber is rappelling down a vertical wall. The rope attaches to a buckle strapped to the climber's waist 15 cm to the right of his center of gravity and makes an angle of = 15° with the wall. The climber weighs 780 N.

(a) Find the tension in the rope

N

(b) Find the magnitude and direction of the contact force exerted by the wall on the climber's feet.

Magnitude 209 N

Direction ____ ° above the horizontal.

2. Relevant equations

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3. The attempt at a solution

when finding the tension of the rope, how is it possible that I found the magnatude of the feet against the wall and couldnt find the tension of the rope? Arent they part of the same equation?

Is this like a fulcrum problem?

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