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Triangular loop problem

  1. Apr 9, 2014 #1
    This is a question I got wrong on a test and would like to see if I can get someone to show me how to do it properly. Snapped a pic . See below please. Thanks.
     

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  3. Apr 9, 2014 #2

    BruceW

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    You've written ##\sin(\phi )=1## at the top. And that is true for the ac segment. But is it true for the other two segments?
     
  4. Apr 10, 2014 #3
    So would the force on the bc segment be zero since the sin(pi or 2pi) would be zero
     
  5. Apr 10, 2014 #4

    BruceW

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    yep, you got it. keep going :)
     
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