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Problem: A chain anchored to the ceiling is made up of links, each of which has a mass of 27 g. If the maximum tension the anchor can withstand is 1000 N, and the chain was 100 links long, what is the maximum weight the chain can support without breaking the anchor?

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A chain anchored to the ceiling is made up of links, each of which has a mass of 27 g. If the maximum tension the anchor can withstand is 1000 N, and the chain was 100 links long, what is the maximum weight the chain can support without breaking the anchor?

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