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Problem: In the figure below, a block of mass M hangs in equilibrium. The rope which is fastened to the wall is horizontal and has a tension of 38 N. The rope which is fastened to the ceiling has a tension of 59 N, and makes an angle θ with the ceiling. The angle θ isA) 33°B) 40°C) 45°D) 50°E) 65°

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In the figure below, a block of mass M hangs in equilibrium. The rope which is fastened to the wall is horizontal and has a tension of 38 N. The rope which is fastened to the ceiling has a tension of 59 N, and makes an angle θ with the ceiling. The angle θ is

A) 33°

B) 40°

C) 45°

D) 50°

E) 65°

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