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A shopping bag can provide a force of 65.0 N before breaking. A shopper puts 5.00kg of groceries in the bag. If the shopper tries to lift the bag with an upward acceleration of 2.00 m/s/s, will be bag break?

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  1. F - m g = m a
    F = m ( g + a) = 5 (9.81 + 2) = 5 (11.81) = 59.05 Newtons
    whew ! Close to yogurt all over the car seat.

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