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How much tension must a rope withstand if it is used to accelerate a 1050kg car horizontally at 1.20 m/s2? IGNORE FRICTION!

3. The attempt at a solution

What i did was

T-Fg=ma

T-mg=ma

T-1050(9.8)=1050(1.20)

T-10290=1260

T=1.15x10 to the power of 4

But thats not the answer the answer is 1.26x to the power of 3kg

What did i do wrong?

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# Rope tension no friction question

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