An L-shaped object, made of thin rods of uniform mass density, is suspended with a string as shown in figure. If AB=BC, and the angle made by AB with downward vertical is , then:

a. |
tan = |
b. |
tan = |

c. |
tan = |
d. |
tan = |

An L-shaped object, made of thin rods of uniform mass density, is suspended with a string as shown in figure. If AB=BC, and the angle made by AB with downward vertical is , then:

a. |
tan = |
b. |
tan = |

c. |
tan = |
d. |
tan = |

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Let mass of one rod is m. Balancing torque about hinge point.

Mg(C_{1}P)=mg(C_{2}N)

mg =mg

mgLsin =

tan =