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

A 18.0 kg spotlight is suspended 2.40m below a horizontal pole by two 3.90m long cables that angle upward at equal angles and reach from the top of the light to either end of the horizontal pole.

2. Relevant equations

The only equation I have for tension is T=[tex]\mu[/tex]*m*g/(cos[tex]\vartheta[/tex]+[tex]\mu[/tex]sin[tex]\vartheta[/tex])

3. The attempt at a solution

My problem is [tex]\mu[/tex] stands for the static friction, which there is none. Do I still need to use this equation or is there a different one I don't know about. Thanks!!

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Tension on two cables holding a weight

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