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## Homework Statement

A Tugboat T, having a mass of 19 Mg is tied to a barge B having a mass of 75 Mg. If the rope is elastic such that it has a stiffness k=600kN/m, determine the maximum stretch oin the rope during the initial towing. Original both the tugboat v = 15 km/hr, and the barge v = 10 km/h. Neglect resistance of water

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## The Attempt at a Solution

F=ma yield 0 for T and B. Not sure what to do