# Problem 4.443 of 12As shown in the figure(Figure 1), five balls (masses 2.00,2.05, 2.10, 2.15, 2.20 kg) hang from a crossbar. Eachmass is supported by "5-lb test" fishing line which willbreak when its tension force exceeds 22.2 N (= 5 lb).When this device is placed in an elevator, whichaccelerates upward, only the lines attached to the 2.10.Constants | Periodic TablePart A2.05 and 2.00kg massesdo not break.Within what range is the elevator's acceleration?Express your answers using two decimal placesseparated bya comma.Figure<1 of 1V ΑΣφAmin, Amax =m/s2SubmitRequest Answer2.20 2.15 2.10 2.05 2.00 kgProvide FeedbackNext >

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Step 1

Given data:

Minimum tension, Tmin = 22.2 N

Masses:

Step 2

From the Newton’s second law, the net force on a mass in a lift which is moving upward can be written:

Step 3

For the minimum acceleration, it is necessary to break off  heaviest mass, therefore:

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