A heavy block of mass M hangs in equilibrium at the end of a rope of mass m and length l connected to a ceiling . Determine the tension in the rope at a distance x from the ceiling ?
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Oct 19, 2016
Answer:
Explanation:
The Tension T is supporting

the mass
#M# of the block 
that mass of the rope belonging to the length
#l  x# . Assuming even distribution of mass along the rope, that mass is#(l  x)/l m#
This we can say that