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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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