Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 4 - Dynamics: Newton's Laws of Motion - Problems: 3

Answer

1450 N.

Work Step by Step

Use Newton’s second law to find the required net force in the horizontal direction, which is the tension. The answer is rounded to 3 significant figures. $$\Sigma F=ma=(1210 kg)(1.20 \frac{m}{s^{2}}) \approx 1450 N $$
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