Scalars and Vectors

Scalars and Vectors problem 14

Three bodies are attached to a rope and hung via two attached pulleys as shown in the figure below. The weights of the second and third bodies are 10 N and 18 N respectively.

  • What is the angle of the right side of the rope with respect to the horizontal?

  • What must be the weight of the first body for the left side of the rope to be horizontal?


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