Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 2 - Think and Explain: 54


The tightly stretched hammock is more likely to break.

Work Step by Step

A tightly stretched hammock has more force ("tension") in its ropes and in the fabric of the hammock compared to one that sags. This makes it more likely to break.
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