Posted by **heather** on Monday, February 28, 2011 at 2:05pm.

The motor of a ski boat generates an average power of 5.83 × 104 W when the boat is moving at a constant speed of 17.4 m/s. When the boat is pulling a skier at the same speed, the engine must generate an average power of 8.45 × 104 W. What is the tension in the tow rope that is pulling the skier?

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