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A window washer pulls herself upward using the bucket-pulley apparatus.

  1. Oct 3, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    http://www.cramster.com/physics-answers-5-653651-cpi0.aspx

    2. Relevant equations

    F=ma

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I tried seven times and all my entrys have been wrong. Please help me.
     
    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 24, 2017
  2. jcsd
  3. Oct 4, 2009 #2
    There's always the same tension in the rope on both sides of the pulley

    what are the forces acting on the windowwasher+bucket.
     
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