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A window washer pulls herself upward using the bucket-pulley apparatus shown in the figure . The mass of the person plus the bucket is 63 kg. How hard must she pull downward to raise herself slowly at constant speed?

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  1. the rope connects to the bucket and her hands. Each side of that rope must hold have the total weight (mg). So, she holds 1/2 mg

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  2. Half the total weight. Goodness, typo

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