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Homework Help: Home work problem.

  1. Jan 30, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    For safety climbing, a mountaineer uses a nylon rope that is 41m long and 0,4 cm in diameter. When supporting a 97kg climber, the rope elongates 1,8m. Find its Young’s modulus. The acceleration of gravity is 9,8 m/s2

    a) 82,46 x 108 Pa
    b) 17,18 x 108 Pa
    c) 25 x 106 Pa
    d) 86 x 10 6 Pa

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
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  3. Jan 30, 2014 #2
    PLZ help
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2014
  4. Jan 30, 2014 #3


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    Pietro, please use one thread per HW problem. This cuts down on the confusion when folks want to reply to your posts.

    Also, you must show an attempt at solution of your HW problem per the forum rules.
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