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A rescue helicopter is lifting a man (weight = 822 Newton's) from a capsized boat by means of cable and harness.

a. What is the tension in the cable when the man is given an initial upward acceleration of 1.10 m?s^2

b. What is the tension during the remainder of the rescue when he is pulled upward at a constant velocity?

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T-m(g+a) 822 |(9,8+1.1) 98 914.27 N

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