Problem Statement: ME Board April 1998An elevator weighing 2,000 lb attains an upward velocity of 16 fps in 4 seconds with uniform acceleration. What is the tension in the supporting cables?
- A. 2,150 lb
- B. 2,495 lb
- C. 1,950 lb
- D. 2,250 lb
Problem Answer:The tension in the supporting cables is 2,250 lb.
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