Problem: A uniform bar has mass 30 kg and length 6.0 m. One of the bar is attached to a vertical wall by a frictionless hinge. A light horizontal cable connects the other end of the bar of the wall and holds the cable at an angle of 37° above the horizontal. What is the tension in the cable?

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A uniform bar has mass 30 kg and length 6.0 m. One of the bar is attached to a vertical wall by a frictionless hinge. A light horizontal cable connects the other end of the bar of the wall and holds the cable at an angle of 37° above the horizontal. What is the tension in the cable?

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