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Posted by **sam** on Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:33pm.

The acceleration of gravity is 9.81 m/s^2

Find the tension in the chain at the point where the chain is supporting the block.

Answer in units of N

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**Damon**, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7:51pmThe chain mass is irrelevant to the problem.

Look at the block alone.

Tension T up from the chain

Weight down W = m g

no acceleration so

T = m g

T = 48 * 9.81 Newtons

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