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    when a light inextinsible string is attacthed to a wall is there anyforces you need to draw in?
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    (Original post by upthegunners)
    when a light inextinsible string is attacthed to a wall is there anyforces you need to draw in?
    There is the tension in the string.

    There is also an equal and opposite reaction at the wall.
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    There is the tension in the string.

    There is also an equal and opposite reaction at the wall.
    so when a light string is attatched to the wall there is a normal reaction? are you sure
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    so when a light string is attatched to the wall there is a normal reaction? are you sure
    If the string is under tension, there must be a reaction.

    The reaction is equal and opposite to the tension, so depending on the angle of the string, the reaction will have a component normal to (and into the wall), and parallel to the wall. The sum of those two components, as vectors, is equal and opposite to the tension in the string.
 
 
 
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