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Suppose you use an ideal pulley of the type shown in Figure 5.18(a) to support a car engine of mass 100 kg.


Figure 5.18

(a) What would the tension in the rope be?
N
(b) What force must the ceiling supply, assuming you pull straight down on the rope? Neglect the pulley system's mass.
N (upward)

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MA = 4
MA = 3
MA = 2
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т. т, MA = 4 MA = 3 MA = 2 т TTTT TTT т т т TT (c) (b) (a)

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