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Homework Help: Tension in a rope

  1. Oct 20, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    How much tension must a rope withstand if it is used to accelerate a 1200-kg car at 0.60m/s2? Ignore friction


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Oct 20, 2008 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi annala! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    Use good ol' Newton's second law … F = ma. :wink:
     
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