a couple part in a car on moonlit evening. Find that their car is stop in the sand. The women having studied physics, ties a rope to the car's bumper and stretches it around a tree in front of a car. She then pushes with 200 newton force against the horizontal. The cars starts to move. calculate the force of the rope on the car.
physics - drwls, Friday, September 21, 2012 at 6:57am
More info required. What angle does she push relative to the rope? What is the spring constant of the rope?