Two cords support a chandelier in the manner shown in Fig. 9–4 except that the upper cord makes an angle of $45 ^\circ$ with the ceiling. If the cords can sustain a force of 1660 N without breaking, what is the maximum chandelier weight that can be supported?
Figure 9-4 Example 9-2.
Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Ed., ©2014. Reprinted by permission of Pearson Education Inc., New York.
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