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Suppose a 60.0-kg gymnast climbs a rope. (a) What is the tension in the rope if he climbs at a constant speed? (b) What is the tension in the rope if he accelerates upward at a rate of $1.50 \textrm{ m/s}^2$?
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Final Answer
  1. $588 \textrm{ N}$
  2. $678 \textrm{ N}$
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