A 28 kg chandelier is suspended 1.5 m below a ceiling by three wires, each of which has the same tension and the same length of 2.0 m (see the drawing attached). Find the tension in each wire.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Equations I believe to be relevant...

W = m * g

Net force Y = T-W

So far I thought:

w = mg

w= 28kg * -9.8 m/s^2

w= 274.4 N

274.4N /3 = 91.47 N

I put this as the answer, but it says I'm wrong. Could someone please explain how this type of question is solved?

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# Homework Help: Tension Force Question

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