physics

A gymnast of mass 63.0 {\rm kg} hangs from a vertical rope attached to the ceiling. You can ignore the weight of the rope and assume that the rope does not stretch.Calculate the tension T in the rope if the gymnast climbs up the rope with an upward acceleration of magnitude 0.500 {\rm m/s^2}.

  1. 👍 0
  2. 👎 0
  3. 👁 405
  1. T=mg+ma
    mg = weight = 63.o*9.81
    ma= 63*.5
    then add to get T

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0
    posted by hy
  2. T= 496.368 N
    = 496 N

    1. 👍 0
    2. 👎 0

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    A gymnast of mass 61.0 kg hangs from a vertical rope attached to the ceiling. You can ignore the weight of the rope and assume that the rope does not stretch. How do I calculate the tension T in the rope if the gymnast hangs

    asked by Dreskillz89 on September 27, 2009
  2. kjkj

    A gymnast of mass 56.0kg hangs from a vertical rope attached to the ceiling. You can ignore the weight of the rope and assume that the rope does not stretch. Use the value 9.81m/s2 for the acceleration of gravity.Calculate the

    asked by Anonymous on November 6, 2013
  3. physic

    A gymnast of mass 68.0 {\rm kg} hangs from a vertical rope attached to the ceiling. You can ignore the weight of the rope and assume that the rope does not stretch. Use the value 9.81 {\rm m/s^2} for the acceleration of gravity.

    asked by mas on November 16, 2010
  4. physics

    small mass hangs at rest from a vertical rope of length that is fixed to the ceiling. A force then pushes on the mass, perpendicular to the taut rope at all times, until the rope is oriented at an angle and the mass has been

    asked by sophie on May 22, 2012
  5. physics please HELP !

    can you please help me with this please. thank you. A small mass m hangs at rest from a vertical rope of length l that is fixed to the ceiling. A force then pushes on the mass, perpendicular to the taut rope at all times, until

    asked by emmiie on May 21, 2012
  6. physics Q

    can you please help me with this please. thank you. A small mass m hangs at rest from a vertical rope of length l that is fixed to the ceiling. A force then pushes on the mass, perpendicular to the taut rope at all times, until

    asked by emmiie on May 21, 2012
  7. physics

    A small mass m hangs at rest from a vertical rope of length l that is fixed to the ceiling. A force F then pushes on the mass, perpendicular to the taut rope at all times, until the rope is oriented at an angle (theta)=(theta)0

    asked by sophie on May 22, 2012
  8. Physics

    Three different masses are attached to a spring which hangs down vertically from the ceiling. A metric ruler hangs from the ceiling next to the spring and measures how far from the ceiling the sping hangs. When a 110 N weight is

    asked by Morgan on October 25, 2016
  9. physics

    A 0.101 kg meter stick is supported at its 40 cm mark by a string attached to the ceiling. A 0.68 kg object hangs vertically from the 6.61 cm mark. A second mass is attached at another mark to keep it horizontal and in rotational

    asked by Lor on February 8, 2012
  10. Physics

    Anybody help me with this? A disk with mass m = 6.5 kg and radius R = 0.41 m hangs from a rope attached to the ceiling. The disk spins on its axis at a distance r = 1.4 m from the rope and at a frequency f = 19.4 rev/s (with a

    asked by katie on May 12, 2018

More Similar Questions