Problem 1 (3 points):
Consider the baby being weighed in Figure
(a) What is the mass of the child and basket if a scale reading of 55 N is observed?
(b) What is the tension in the cord attaching the baby to the scale?
(c) What is the tension in the cord attaching the scale to the ceiling, if the scale has a mass of 0.500 kg?
Problem 2 (5 points):
A 76.0-kg person is being pulled away from a burning building as shown in Figure. Calculate the tension in the two ropes if the person is momentarily motionless. Include a free-body diagram in your solution.