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    The tension in the rope as the hanging block accelerates.

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    A 40.0-kg crate is being lowered by means of a rope. Its downward acceleration is 2.00 m/. What is the force exerted by the rope on the crate?
    40.0 N
    232 N
    312 N
    472 N

    A 40.0-kg crate is being raised by means of a rope. Its upward acceleration is 2.00 m/. What is the force exerted by the rope on the crate?
    312 N
    392 N
    472 N
    552 N

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    1. Force exerted by the rope on the crate

    A)_ 40.0-kg crate is being lowered by means of a rope. Its downward acceleration is 2.00 m/. What is the force exerted by the rope on the crate?
    40.0 N
    232 N
    312 N
    472 N

    The forces acting ...

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    Calculating tension of the rope as the hanging block accelerates using laws of motion.

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