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Vector/magnitude question

  1. Mar 8, 2009 #1
    Blocks A, B and C hang from the ceiling and are
    connected by three ropes labeled 1, 2 and 3. Block
    A weighs 10 lbs, block B weighs 5 lbs and block C
    weighs 20 lbs.

    a. List the forces acting on block A, compute
    their magnitudes and draw a free-body
    diagram.

    b. List the forces acting on block B, compute
    their magnitudes and draw a free-body
    diagram.

    c. List the forces acting on block C, compute
    their magnitudes and draw a free-body
    diagram.


    Be sure to draw force vectors with a length
    proportional to the magnitude of each
    force. Label tension with the rope number
    (e.g. T2) and weight with the block letter
    (e.g. wC).
     
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  3. Mar 8, 2009 #2

    hage567

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    Hi mattw4466,

    Please show an attempt at solving this problem. Explain what part is confusing you. No one here is going to just hand a solution to you.
     
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