# phys sci..

A 12.5kg monkey hangs from a cord suspended from the ceiling of an elevator. The cord can withstand a tension of 157N and breaks as the elevator accelerates.

What was the magnitude of the elevator's minimum acceleration?

What was the direction of the elevator's minimum acceleration?

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1. Tension=m(a+g) where a is in the upwarddirection.

solve for a.

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