Holding on to a towrope moving parallel to a frictionless ski slope, a 50 kg skier is puilled up the slope, which is at an angle of 8 degrees with the horizontal. What is the magnitude Frope of the force on the skier from the rope when (a) the magnitude v of the skier's velocity is constant at 2.0 m/s and (b) v = 2.0 m/s as v increases at a rate of 0.10 m/s^2?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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I drew the free body diagram. I have the normal force Fn along the y-axis. I have a force T (tension) along the x-axis. Then I have Fg making an angle that is 8 degrees to the negative y-axis.

My first question: Did I draw the FBD correctly?

Next question: How do I proceed from here?

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# Force and Motion (with tension)

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