5.3: a) The two sides of the rope each exert a force with vertical component T θ sin , and the sum of these components is the hero’s weight. Solving for the tension T , . N 10 54 . 2 0.0 1 sin 2 ) s m (9.80 kg)0 . 90 ( sin 2 3 2 × = ° = θ = w T b) When the tension is at its maximum value, solving the above equation for the angle
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