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# A boat in a canal is being towed by two locomotives, one on either side of the canal. The tow cable extending to each locomotive forms an angle of 20...

A boat in a canal is being towed by two locomotives, one on either side of the canal. The tow cable extending to each locomotive forms an angle of 20 degrees (40 degrees combined). The tension on each cable is 5.00 X 10^3 Newton’s. The canal is 2-km long. What is the net work done on the boat by the two locomotives? Topic: Work and Energy

Given Tension (T) in each string =5x 103,N
Pulling force in each string
= T = 5x103, N
Inclination of pulling force to the horizontal =20°
Horizontal component of pulling force due to two...

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