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# Problem P. 4782. (December 2015)

P. 4782. One end of a 16 cm-long and a 30 cm-long pieces of rope are attached to the ceiling at a distance of 34 cm. The other ends of the ropes are attached to a small object of mass 17 grams.

$\displaystyle a)$ Calculate the tensions in the ropes.

$\displaystyle b)$ The shorter rope is burnt. What is the tension in the other rope when it is vertical?

(4 pont)

Deadline expired on 11 January 2016.

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 128 students sent a solution. 4 points: 81 students. 3 points: 17 students. 2 points: 12 students. 1 point: 12 students. 0 point: 5 students. Unfair, not evaluated: 1 solution.

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