##### Block A has a mass of 14 kg, block B has a mass of 12 kg, and angle alpha equa

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 Block A has a mass of 14 kg, block B has a mass of 12 kg, and angle alpha equals 19°. What is the tension in the wire that connects block A to the wall?

a.  83 N

b.  98 N

c.  88 N

d.  93 N

Apr 24th, 2015

Will you please photograph of the question so that I can answer it. You have not posted the complete question. The question has incomplete information. One you tell me how blocks are arranged I will be able to solve your question thanks.

Apr 24th, 2015

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Apr 24th, 2015

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Apr 24th, 2015

Considering block A and B and in between rope as a system. We can say that

Along the direction of wedge, the component of gravitational force = actual gravitational force *sin (alpha)

= (Ma+Mb)*g*sin(alpha) = (14+12)*9.8*sin(19 degree) = 82.94 N

Now along wedge inclined plane only tension between Block A and wall is balancing this force

Hence Tension in wire that connects with wall = 82.94 N

Apr 24th, 2015
Hey please take a look at the solution. I am here only to clear your doubts.
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