Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 5 - Think and Explain: 47

Answer

When the rope climber pulls downward on the rope, Newton's third law shows that the rope pulls the climber upward, which is the direction that the climber wishes to be accelerated.
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