43. The mass of the bundle is m= (449 N)/(9.80 m/s2) = 45.8 kg and we choose +yupward.(a) Newton’s second law, applied to the bundle, leads to 387 N449 N45.8 kgTmgmaa−−=¡=which yields a= –1.4 m/s2(or |a| = 1.4 m/s2) for the acceleration. The minus sign in the result indicates the acceleration vector points down. Any downward acceleration of magnitude greater than this is also acceptable (since that would lead to even smaller
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