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An elevator weighing 10 000N is supported by a steel cable. Determine the tension in the cable when the elevator is accelerated upward at 3.0 m/s2


A) 7.0kN
B) 10.0 kN
C)11.6 kN
D) 13.1 KN
E) 40.0 kN

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    Tension = M(a + g) = M g + M a
    = 10,000 ( 1 + (a/g)) = ?

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    13.1

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