1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Homework Help: 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

    3. The attempt at a solution
    see upload

    Attached Files:

  2. jcsd
  3. May 28, 2015 #2


    User Avatar
    Science Advisor
    Homework Helper
    Gold Member

    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.
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Have something to add?
Draft saved Draft deleted