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A piece of cloth with irrelavent mass is wrapped around a 67.5 kg cylinder of radius 0.167 m. Joe holds the free end of the cloth. The cylinder is released from rest, and Joe pulls the tape upward at a speed that just prevents the center of mass of the cylinder from falling as the tape unwinds. Assume:

- the cylinder is always parallel to the floor

- the tape is always perpendicular to the radius of the cylinder

- the tape does not slip over the cylinder

a) Find the magnitude of the tension in the tape as the cylinder turns.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I have no idea where to start... I dont think i quite understand it conceptually... like i dont quite see the picture in my head

Thank you for your help

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# Homework Help: Confusing ROTATIONAL RIGID BODY QUESTION problem conceptualizing

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