# engineering physics 1-science

A crate of mass m(=32 kg) rides on the bed of a truck attached by a cord to the back of the cab . The cord can withstand a maximum tension of 68N before breaking. Neglecting friction between the crate and the truck bed, find the maximum acceleration the truck can have before the cord breaks.

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1. a = F/M = 68/32 = 2.125 m/s^2.

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2. a=f/m
68/32= 2.12 m/s^2

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