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Teddy Bear in Perril

  1. Jan 16, 2015 #1
    There is a teddy bear with a weight of 2.5 N suspended by two strings at 30º and at 40º. What is the tension of each string?

    Let Theta1 be 30 and Theta2 be 40

    I know that T1 sin Theta1 + T2 sin Theta2=mg

    I apologize I don't know how to type all the special characters
     
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  3. Jan 16, 2015 #2

    mfb

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    For special characters, you can use LaTeX.

    How did you define the angles? The sine here looks odd.
    There is also another force balance you can use.
     
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