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Homework Statement
In the diagram below, the horizontal force, F, holds the ball steady. Given F = 9.5 N, and θ = 28°, calculate the mass of the ball. (I think I attached the picture, or well I hope I did)
Homework Equations
ƩF=ma
The Attempt at a Solution
So I know I have to find the angle between the two vectors, which is just 28°+90°=118°. Then I know the force from the tension must be equal to the horizontal force, I just can't seem to figure out the formula. I also think I need to find the hypotenuse, which is : 9.5 *Tan(118°)≈17.867 I think....
Well any help would be awesome, thanks for everything in advanced :)
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