Linear Algebra: A Modern Introduction

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285463242
ISBN 13: 978-1-28546-324-7

Chapter 1 - Vectors - 1.4 Applications - Exercises 1.4 - Page 54: 9



Work Step by Step

It is given that a cable is applied to lift the car. The tension on the cable is $T=1500N$, and it makes an angle $\theta=45^{\circ}$ with horizontal axis Thus, to lift the car, we find: =$1500\sin45^{\circ}=1500\times\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}=750\sqrt{2}N$
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