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Posted by Vv on Saturday, November 18, 2006 at 5:05pm.

A loaded elevator with very worn cables has a total mass of 3000 kg, and the cables can withstand a maximum total tension of 40,000 N. (a) What is the maximum upward acceleration for the elevator if the cables are not to break? (b) What must the tension be in order for the elevator to move at constant velocity? (c) What is the answer to part (a) if the elevator is taken to a planet where
g= 3.50 ms^2

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