Ian G.

asked • 12/02/15

Physics/Maths

A seat of mass 3 kg is suspended by a rope that is attached to a tree
branch. The seat is pushed sideways, so that the rope remains taut, and
makes an angle of 55? with the downward vertical. The pushing force
makes an angle of 25? with the upward vertical. The seat is at rest
 
find the magnitude of the pushing force acting on the seat

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Ian G.

Thanks for the speedy reply. Still really struggling to understand this. I forgot to add to my question that its to be expressed in component form................ life struggles lol
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12/02/15

Eugene E.

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Don't worry Ian, after doing more of these problems you'll feel more comfortable solving them. You can schedule an online lesson with me and we can work in more detail. :) Anyway, I've made some edits so hopefully it'll make more sense now. I misread the part about the angle of 25 being made with the upward vertical -- I thought it was the made with the horizontal! If you have more questions, please let me know.
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12/02/15

Ian G.

I keep confusing myself with the force diagram which i think i am getting wrong which is possibly confusing my sings
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12/02/15

Eugene E.

tutor
Hi Ian, send me an email so we can discuss further.
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12/03/15

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