When the belt is stationary, it is subjected to some tension known as initial tension. The value of this tension is equal to the
(a) tension in the tight side of the belt
(b) tension in the slack side of the belt
(c) sum of the tensions on the tight side and slack side of the belt
(d) average tension of the tight side and slack side of the belt
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Question is from Types of Belts in chapter Belt, Rope and Chain Drives of Machine Kinematics