Problem: A sphere of mass 3.0×10-4 kg is suspended from a cord. A steady horizontal breeze pushes the sphere so that thecord makes a constant angle of 37° with the vertical. Find(a) the push magnitude and(b) the tension in the cord.

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A sphere of mass 3.0×10-4 kg is suspended from a cord. A steady horizontal breeze pushes the sphere so that the
cord makes a constant angle of 37° with the vertical. Find
(a) the push magnitude and
(b) the tension in the cord.

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