Statement of a problem № 10429


A 0.16-kg meterstick is held perpendicular to a vertical wall by a 2.5-m string going from the wall to the far end of the stick. (a) Find the tension in the string. (b) If a shorter string is used, will its tension be greater than, less than, or the same as that found in part (a)? (c) Find the tension in a 2.0-m string.

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