# PHYSICS

posted by Josie

The tension in the cable supporting a 4900N elevator is 3800N. What is the acceleration of the elevator?

1. Damon

mass = mg/g = 4900/9.81 = 500 Kg

a = acceleration down

m a = 4900 -3800
so
500 a = 1100
a = 2.2 m/s^2 DOWN

2. Josie

Thank You!

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