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A wrecking ball of mass M is suspended by a thin cable (of negligible mass). The ball's position is recorded by a flash camera three times at intervals of 95 ms. For each of the sequences illustrated below, the tension remains constant. Indicate whether the tension in the cable, T, is Greater than, Less than, or Equal to the weight of the ball, Mg, or whether one Cannot tell.

2. The attempt at a solution

I don't even know how to decipher what the pictures mean.

But I did try:

1. Greater than

Equal to

Greater than

Cannot tell

Equal to

Equal to

Cannot tell

Equal to

Less than

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# Homework Help: Tension and Weight of Ball (Mg)

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