Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
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Chapter 12 - Exercises and Problems - Page 226: 69

Answer

a)

Work Step by Step

The tension is the greatest when there is a 90 degree angle between the boom and the rope that the sampling apparatus hangs from. Since the sampling apparatus hangs straight down, we see that this occurs when the boom is horizontal.
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