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**Problem**: In the figure below the left-hand cable has a tension T1 and makes an angle of 42° with the horizontal. The right-hand cable has a tension T3 and makes an angle of 41° with the horizontal. A W1 weight is on the left and a W2 weight is on the right. The cable connecting the two weights has a tension 30 N and is horizontal. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2. Determine the mass M2.
1. 6.6
2. 5.32
3. 7.58
4. 3.77
5. 2.66
6. 4.7
7. 9.73
8. 4.96
9. 4.53
10. 8.27

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In the figure below the left-hand cable has a tension *T _{1}* and makes an angle of 42° with the horizontal. The right-hand cable has a tension

*T*and makes an angle of 41° with the horizontal. A

_{3}*W*weight is on the left and a

_{1}*W*weight is on the right. The cable connecting the two weights has a tension 30 N and is horizontal. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s

_{2}^{2}. Determine the mass

*M*.

_{2}1. 6.6

2. 5.32

3. 7.58

4. 3.77

5. 2.66

6. 4.7

7. 9.73

8. 4.96

9. 4.53

10. 8.27

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