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I got the tension in the third vertical rod= 40N. I don't know how to find the tension of the other two rods.

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I got the tension in the third vertical rod= 40N. I don't know how to find the tension of the other two rods.

- Mar 1, 2012

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did you sketch a FBD?

forces acting on the 1 kg bar …

$T_1+T_2$ up, $1g + T_3$ down

forces acting on the 1 kg bar …

$T_1+T_2$ up, $1g + T_3$ down

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T1+T2=50N, T3=40Ndid you sketch a FBD?

forces acting on the 1 kg bar …

$T_1+T_2$ up, $1g + T_3$ down

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T1=T2 = 25 as T3 is at the midpoint of the horizontal barso …

$T_1 =$ ?

$T_2 =$ ?

… andwhy?

- Mar 1, 2012

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recommend you look them up if you haven’t heard those terms before

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Sure. Thanks!

recommend you look them up if you haven’t heard those terms before