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A sandwich board advertising sign is constructed as shown in Figure 9.34. The sign’s mass is 8.00 kg. (a) Calculate the tension in the chain assuming no friction between the legs and the sidewalk. (b) What force is exerted by each side on the hinge?
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<b>Figure 9.34</b> A sandwich board advertisement.
Figure 9.34 A sandwich board advertisement.
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Final Answer
  1. $21.6\textrm{ N}$
  2. $21.6\textrm{ N}$ horizontally
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