# Example inclined plane #2 The box from a previous problem will slide down the incline as soon as the rope is cut. Over the length of 0.50m, the 102-kg.

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Example inclined plane #2 The box from a previous problem will slide down the incline as soon as the rope is cut. Over the length of 0.50m, the 102-kg box reaches a speed of 1.2 m/s. a.Find the acceleration of the box. b.Which forces are important for this motion? c.Determine the force of friction on the box 20º

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Someone of mass 100 kg is standing on top of a vertical cliff with only an old rope that he knows will support no more than 500 N. His plan is to slide down the rope using friction to keep from falling freely. At what minimum rate can he accelerate down the rope in order not to break it?

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