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Posted by as01 on Monday, November 21, 2011 at 12:21pm.

. A rescue helicopter lifts a stretcher case off a hillside. The injured climber and stretcher have a mass of 180 kg and the rope supporting them has a breaking force of 2000 N. Calculate:
(a) the tension in the rope when the stretcher and climber are suspended from the rope at rest
(b) the maximum vertical acceleration possible before the rope breaks

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