Posted by **colleen** on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:34pm.

A loaded elevator with very worn cables has a total mass of 2200kg, and the cables can withstand a maximum tension 28 000N a) what would be the maximum upward acceleration for the elevator if the cables are not to break? b) what would be the answer to part a if the elevator were on the moon, where g=1.6 m/s^2

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