Problem: A chain is made up of links, each of which has a mass of 15 g. If the chain is 100 links long, and supports a mass of 15 kg at the bottom, what is the tension at the top of the chain?

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A chain is made up of links, each of which has a mass of 15 g. If the chain is 100 links long, and supports a mass of 15 kg at the bottom, what is the tension at the top of the chain?

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