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3. [PSE6 6.P.011.] A 3.85 kg object is attached to a vertical rod by two strings as in Figure P6.11. The object rotates in a horizontal circle at constant speed 7.30 m/s.

Figure P6.11

(a) Find the tension in the upper string.

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(b) Find the tension in the lower string.

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http://www.webassign.net/pse/p6-11.gif for the figure

I've tried using various force equations, only to be wrong. Does anybody know how to do this problem??

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# Homework Help: Tension problem

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