A truck is towing a 1000 kg car at a constant
A truck is towing a 1000-kg car at a constant speed up a hill that makes an angle of a = 5.0° with respect to the horizontal. A rope is attached from the truck to the car at an angle of b = 10.0° with respect to horizontal. Ignore any friction in this problem.
(a) Draw an FBD showing all the forces on the car. Indicate the angle that each force makes with either the vertical or horizontal direction.
(b) What is the tension in the rope?
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