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# A weight (with a mass of 90 kg) is suspended from a point near the right-hand end of a uniform boom with a mass of 71 kg .

A weight (with a mass of 90 kg) is suspended from a point near the right-hand end of a uniform boom with a mass of 71 kg . To support the uniform boom a cable runs from this same point to a wall (the left-hand vertical coordinate in the figure) and by a pivot on the same wall at an elevation of 4.5 m. Calculate the tension T in the cable. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 . Answer in N.

## This question was asked on Nov 07, 2011.

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