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Question: 
  1. What is the maximum tension possible in a 1.00-mm-diameter nylon tennis racket string?
  2. If you want tighter strings, what do you do to prevent breakage: use thinner or thicker strings? Why? What causes strings to break when they are hit by the ball?

Source: Giancoli, Douglas C., Physics: Principles with Applications, 7th Edition, 2014.

Quick Answer: 
  1. $390 \textrm{ N}$
  2. Use thicker strings

Giancoli 7th Edition, Chapter 9, Problem 51

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Chapter 9, Problem 51 is solved.

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