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Get Full Access to Physics: Principles With Applications - 6 Edition - Chapter 4 - Problem 9q
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# Answer: A stone hangs by a fine thread from the ceiling,

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Problem 9Q

Problem 9Q

Problem

A stone hangs by a fine thread from the ceiling, and a section of the same thread dangles from the bottom of the stone (Fig. 4-36). If a person gives a sharp pull on the dangling thread, where is the thread likely to break: below the stone or above it? What if the person gives a slow and steady pull? Explain your answers.

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Solution 9Q: We have to understand the behavior of a system consisting of thread and a stone, under the action of sharp pull and slow steady pull. Step 1 of 3 Concept: The tendency of a body to maintain it state of rest or of uniform motion is known as inertia of a body.

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