A cylinder of length L and radius R has mass M. Two cords are wrapped around the cylinder, one near each end, and the cord ends are attached to hooks on the ceiling. The cylinder is held horizontally with two cords exactly vertical and then released, The tension in the cords is

Q: A cylinder of length L and radius R has mass M. Two cords are wrapped around the cylinder, one near each end, and the cord ends are attached to hooks on the ceiling. The cylinder is held horizontally with two cords exactly vertical and then released, The tension in the cords is

Numerical

(a) mg/3

(b) 2 mg/3

(c) mg/6

(d) mg/4

Ans: (c)