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Homework Help: Tension a wire

  1. Nov 9, 2009 #1
    1. a wire is tied to one end of a rod A and another end B. A 10kg mass is hung from the midpoint of the wire,it forms two base angles of 20 degrees. What is the tension in the wire?

    formula: mg/cos20 and am abit stuck
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 9, 2009 #2
    In this case the tension is not only horizintal of vertcal but it has to componets.Try to analyze the tension.
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