(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A 75 kg student runs at 5 m/s, grabs a rope, and swings out over a lake. He releases the rope when his velocity is zero. a) What is the angle when he releases the rope? b) What is the tension in the rope just before he releases it? c) What is the maximum tension in the rope?

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\Lambda[/tex]KE = [tex]\frac{1}{2}[/tex]mv[tex]_{f}[/tex][tex]^{2}[/tex] - [tex]\frac{1}{2}[/tex]mv[tex]_{o}[/tex][tex]^{2}[/tex] = mgh

3. The attempt at a solution

(75/2)*25 = 75 * 9.8 * h

h = 1.276

this is all I got.

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# Homework Help: What is the maximum tension in the rope?

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