# An archer must exert a force of 375 newtons on the bowstring so that the string makes a 35 degree angle with the vertical.

a)find the tension in the bowstring

b)if the applied force is replaced by a stretched spring, and the spring is stretched 30 cm from its unstretched length, what is the spring constant?

a)So far, I have no idea how to start the first problem. Do you use a force diagram or do you use the equation for work?

b) I know how to solve for K, with force of string is equal to -K*delta X. But I need to be able to find the tension before I do that.

Can someone please put me on the right track to solve for the first one?

Thank you!