Question

As the monkey climbs, does the vertical relative distance between the monkey and the bananas decrease, increase, or remains constant?

A

Decrease

B

Increase

C

Remain constant

D

Data insufficient

Medium

Solution

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Correct option is C)

As the monkey climbs, the weight (bananas) will rise by the same amount (so the distance will remain constant), for the forces acting on the weight and on the monkey point are the same (we assume that the monkey never swings the rope). 

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