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A section of an alpne cable-car system has a maximum permissible mass of each car with occupants in 2800kg. The cars riding on a support calbe ar pulled by a second cable attached to each pylon(support tower); assume the cables are straight. What is the difference in tension b/w adjacent sections of pull cable if the cars are at the maxiumum permissible mass and are being accelerated up the 35 degree incline at .81 m/s^2?

What is the equation that would be used to solve this problem?

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