Physics
posted by Ariel .
tarzan has a mass of 100 kg and is 200m above the group and wants to slide down a nearby vine. the vine can only hold 400n without breaking. assuming he starts from rest and moves with a constant acceleration what is the longest time it can take for Tarzan to reach the ground?

Physics 
bobpursley
tension= mgma
400N=100(9.8a)
solve for a. Then,
200m=at solve for t.
Respond to this Question
Similar Questions

college physics
Tarzan stands on a branch, petrified with fear as a leopard approaches. Fortunately, Jane is on a branch of the same height in a nearby tree, holding a 25m long vine of negligible mass attached directly above the point midway between … 
physics
Tarzan tries to cross a river by swinging from one bank to the other on a vine that is 9.0 m long. His speed at the bottom of the swing is 8.8 m/s. Tarzan does not know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0 103 N. What is the … 
physics
Tarzan tries to cross a river by swinging from one bank to the other on a vine that is 9.0 m long. His speed at the bottom of the swing is 8.8 m/s. Tarzan does not know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0 103 N. What is the … 
Physics
Tarzan tries to cross a river by swinging from one bank to the other on a vine that is 10.2 m long. His speed at the bottom of the swing is 7.6 m/s. Tarzan does not know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0 103 N. What is the … 
physics
Tarzan is often portrayed as swinging through the jungle from vine to vine. Each of Tarzan's vines are 30 meters long and Tarzan catches each vine when it is at rest 15 degrees to the left of the (downwards) vertical, swings on it … 
NEED HELP PHYSICS!!!
Tarzan (m = 78.4 kg) tries to cross a river by swinging from a vine. The vine is 10 m long. Tarzan doesn't know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1045 N. What maximum speed (in m/s) can Tarzan have at the bottom of the swing … 
NEED HELP ASAP PHYSICS@!!1
Tarzan (m = 78.4 kg) tries to cross a river by swinging from a vine. The vine is 10 m long. Tarzan doesn't know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1045 N. What maximum speed (in m/s) can Tarzan have at the bottom of the swing … 
Physics
Tarzan plans to cross a gorge by swinging in an arc from a hanging vine. If his arms are capable of exerting 1350 N on the vine, what is his acceleration at the point where the vine makes an angle of 45 degrees from the vertical assuming … 
Physics
Tarzan tries to cross a river by swinging from one bank to the other on a vine that is 11.2 m long. His speed at the bottom of the swing is 7.0 m/s. Tarzan does not know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0 ✕ 103 N. … 
physics
Tarzan tries to cross a river by swinging from one bank to the other on a vine that is 11.2 m long. His speed at the bottom of the swing is 7.4 m/s. Tarzan does not know that the vine has a breaking strength of 1.0 ✕ 103 N. What …