# Rope hanging between two trees - find the tension

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A uniform rope of weigh W hangs between two trees; The ends of the rope are the same height, and they each make angle teta with the trees

Find the tension at either end of the rope.

Find the tension in the middle of the rope.

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The vertical forces that the trees exert must balance the weight of the rope, so each tree exerts an upward force of w/2 on the rope. Therefore, the ...

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