4) A rescue helicopter is lifting a man (weight- 822 N) from a capsized boat by the means of a cable and harness. (a) What is the tension in the cable when the man is given an initial upward acceleration of 1.10m/s^2? (b) What is the tension during the remainder of the rescue when he is pulled upward at constant velocity?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

a) The mass of the man is 83.9kg

T = (83.9Kg)(9.80m/s^2+1.10m/s^2)

T = 914.5N

b) It is 822N because the velocity is constant.

5) Three forces act on a moving object. One force has a magnitude of 80.0N and is directed due norht. Another has a magnitude of 60.0N and is directed due west. What must be the magnitude and direction of the third force, such as the object continues to move with constant velocity.

I know how to find the magnitude, but have trouble finding the direction. Someone suggested tan(angle)= x/y. But when I do it out out i get a small number that couldn't possibly be the angle.

Thanks

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