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Finding minimum acceleration

  1. May 28, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What is the minimum acceleration with which a 40.0kg person slides down a rope that can withstand a maximum tension of 350N and have the rope not break?

    2. Relevant equations
    Fnet=ma

    3. The attempt at a solution
    see upload
     

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  3. May 28, 2015 #2

    haruspex

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    Your image is a bit hard to read, especially since it comes out sideways, but the final answer looks right.
    In future, please take the trouble to type in your working, only using images for diagrams and pages of textbooks.
     
  4. Jun 2, 2015 #3
    Will do, Thank you.
     
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