Problem: A mountain climber, mass 75 kg, is hanging from a vertical nylon rope with a crosssectional area of 16 mm2. If the Young’s modulus of nylon is 3.9 × 10 9 Pa, what is the strain of the rope?A) 0.44B) 0.087C) 0.023D) 0.0091E) 0.012

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A mountain climber, mass 75 kg, is hanging from a vertical nylon rope with a crosssectional area of 16 mm2. If the Young’s modulus of nylon is 3.9 × 10 9 Pa, what is the strain of the rope?

A) 0.44

B) 0.087

C) 0.023

D) 0.0091

E) 0.012

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