Problem Statement: ECE Board October 1998
A load of 100 lb. is hung from the middle of the rope, which is stretched between two rigid walls 30 ft. apart. Due to the load, the rope sags 4 feet in the middle. Determine the tension in the rope.
- A. 165 lbs.
- B. 173 lbs.
- C. 194 lbs.
- D. 149 lbs.
The tension in the rope is 194 lbs..Solution: