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Homework Help: Calculating tension

  1. Oct 11, 2007 #1
    Hey guys, I'm new to this forum. Hopefully someone can help me out.

    The problem is their is a 65.0 kg box hanging from a rope. The box has a velocity of 4.8 m/s in the Y direction and is speeding up at 4.8 m/s^2. The Y axis points up.

    The question is, how do i calculate the tension on the rope?

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  3. Oct 11, 2007 #2


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    Welcome! Identify the forces acting on the box and apply Newton's 2nd law. Please show your attempt.
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