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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?

Example 9-2.

Figure 9-4 Example 9-2.

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 

$1200\textrm{ N}$

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 7


Chapter 9, Problem 7 is solved.

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