Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

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

Chapter 2 - Think and Explain: 57


Vine tension and weight. They are equal in magnitude.

Work Step by Step

The upward force on the monkey is provided by the vine. The downward force is the weight of the monkey, due to gravity. The net force on the stationary monkey must be zero because it is in equilibrium. The forces are oppositely directed, and equal in magnitude.
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