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

Your nephew Albert sits on a lightweight swing. Albert has a mass m. You pull horizontally on Albert so that the swing rope of length L maintains an angle [itex]\theta[/itex]

with the vertical

2. Relevant equations

A. Write a newton's 2nd law equations for the horizontal force components acting on the system.

B. Write a Newton's 2nd law equation for the vertical force components acting on the system.

C. Derive an expression that would allow you to calculate the value of F if you were given m, g, L, and [itex]\theta[/itex]

3. The attempt at a solutionA. F=ma, B. F=mg. C. no clue

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