Problem 14PE

A sandwich board advertising sign is constructed as shown in Figure 9.35. 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?

Problem 14PE

Solution 14 PE

Step1 of 6:

In this question, we need to find the tension in the chain

In part (b) we need to find the force exerted by each side on the hinge

Data given

Mass of sign

Let us consider the given figure