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ghous123
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Figure 8 shows three masses (6kg, 2kg, and 1kg) hung by threads.

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l 5 kg l
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l 2 kg l
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l 1 kg l thats what the diagram looks like that
i found the tension on th bottom to be 9.8 but how do you figure out the tension of the middle and top?
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ghous123 Group Title
Figure 8 shows three masses (6kg, 2kg, and 1kg) hung by threads.  l l l 5 kg l l l l 2 kg l l l l 1 kg l thats what the diagram looks like that i found the tension on th bottom to be 9.8 but how do you figure out the tension of the middle and top?
 one year ago
 one year ago

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just draw a free body diagram.tension in bottom would be 9.81. in middle total weight would be (1+2)*9.81 and the tension in middle string would be 3 times of the bottom. similarly on top string tension would be 8(1+2+3) times of the bottom.
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