# Vectors Question - Calculus

ttpp1124
Homework Statement:
How to find the tension?
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A 45 kg chandelier is suspended by two chains of lengths 5 m and 8 m attached to two points in the ceiling 11 m apart. Find the tension in the 5 m rope.

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To get help you have to make an effort to answer the question and show what it is.

ttpp1124
Well, see, I'm not so sure how to start. I'm assuming I'd multiply mass with gravity...? I don't know how to incorporate the lengths.

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Well, see, I'm not so sure how to start. I'm assuming I'd multiply mass with gravity...? I don't know how to incorporate the lengths.
Draw a free body diagram and show what it is.

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How is it that you have a homework problem that you don't even know how to start? Did you miss a class? If so, I suggest that you get the notes and learn the material.

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ttpp1124
How is it that you have a homework problem that you don't even know how to start? Did you miss a class? If so, I suggest that you get the notes and learn the material.
listen buddy you either help me get started or leave

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listen buddy you either help me get started or leave