# Physics- Mechanics

posted by .

A 33.5 kg person stands on a 67 kg platform.
He pulls on the rope that is attached to the
platform via the frictionless lower-right pul-
ley. He pulls the rope at an angle of 35◦ to the
horizontal, as shown in the figure below.
Assume: g = 9.8 m/s2 . Ignore friction.
The platform remains level.

(a) If he pulls the platform up at a steady rate,
how much force is he pulling on the rope?
(b) In Part 1 we assumed that the platform re-
mains level. This is a bad assumption.
However, if the man were pulling straight
up on the rope, the forces will be balanced
and the platform should remain level.
1. This is a good assumption.
2. Cannot be determined.
3. This also is a bad assumption.

• Physics- Mechanics -

Find the tension in the system(F=Ma)the divide this by the number of pulleys that have shortened the y distance. the angle is just there to throw you off.

## Similar Questions

1. ### physics

on an exam i had to day this was the question:A painter of mass 50.0 kg stands on a platform of mass 40.0 kg and pulls on two ropes which hang over pulleys, as shown. He pulls each rope with a force of 400.0 N. Assuming a coordinate …
2. ### Physics

Michelle pulls a 14.5 kg wheeled cart with a rope along a flat road. The rope makes a 28.0 degree angle with the horizontal. If the tension in the rope is 350 N and she pulls the cart 56.7m how much work does Michelle do?
3. ### physics

A painter of mass 90.0 kg stands on a platform of mass 50.0 kg and pulls on two ropes which hang over pulleys, as shown. He pulls each rope with a force of 600.0 N. Assuming a coordinate system where +y is up, calculate the y-component …
4. ### Physics

A 59-kg housepainter stands on a 16-kg aluminum platform. The platform is attached to a rope that passes through an overhead pulley, which allows the painter to raise herself and the platform. (Ignore the mass of the pulley and any …
5. ### Physics

A 70 kg person stands on a 30 kg platform and pulls on a massless rope with a force of 400 N. The rope passes around a pulley attached to a support (roof), and then around a second pulley attached to the platform before being anchored …

Ben pulls a rope that is attached to a wagon with a magnitude of 300N. He pulls it in a way that te rope is at an angle of 30 degrees from the horizontal. The mass of the wagon is 2kg and the mass of Mike, who sits on the wagon, is …
7. ### physics

A rope attached to a truck pulls a 180-kg motorcycle at 9.0 m/s. The rope exerts a 400-N force on the motorcycle at an angle of 15∘ above the horizontal. What is the work that the rope does in pulling the motorcycle 300 m?
8. ### physics

A 2.50m -long, 450g rope pulls a 10.0kg block of ice across a horizontal, frictionless surface. The block accelerates at 2.50m/s2 . How much force pulls forward on the rope?
9. ### Physics

A painter of mass 80.0 kg stands on a platform of mass 75.0 kg and pulls on two ropes which hang over pulleys, as shown. He pulls each rope with a force of 400.0 N. Assuming a coordinate system where +y is up, calculate the y-component …
10. ### PHYSICS

tWO PEOPLE PLAY TUG OF WAR. tHE 97 KG PERSON ON THE LIFT PULLS WITH 1,176 n, AND THE 76 KG PERSON ON THE RIGHT PULLS WITH 839 n. aSSUME THAT NEITHER PERSON RELEASES THEIR GRIP ON THE ROPE WITH EITHER HAND AT ANY TIME, ASSUME THAT THE …

More Similar Questions