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How much tension must a rope withstand if it is used to accelerate a 960kg cat horizontally along a frictionless surface at 1.20m/s^2 ?

asked Mar 8, 2013 in PHYSICS by anonymous Apprentice

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Mass of the car,m=960 kg

Acceleration,a=1.2 m/s^2

To calculate D'Alembert rule,

ΣFx=ma

T=(960)(1.2)

   =1152 N

Tension on rope is 1152 N

 

answered Mar 8, 2013 by bradely Mentor

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