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A gymnast of mass 63.0 {\rm kg} hangs from a vertical rope attached to the ceiling. You can ignore the weight of the rope and assume that the rope does not stretch.Calculate the tension T in the rope if the gymnast climbs up the rope with an upward acceleration of magnitude 0.500 {\rm m/s^2}.

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    T=mg+ma
    mg = weight = 63.o*9.81
    ma= 63*.5
    then add to get T

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    T= 496.368 N
    = 496 N

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