Tension force

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How much tension must a rope withstand if it is used to accelerate a 1500 kg car vertically upward at 0.40 m/s2?

What is the equation to find the force
 

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F=ma
force equals mass*acceleration
 
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russ_watters
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....but don't forget the weight of the car...
 
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Pyrrhus
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Actually is more Net Force = Ma
 
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How much tension must a rope withstand if it is used to accelerate a 1500 kg car vertically upward at 0.40 m/s2?

What is the equation to find the force
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