# Heave ho

Classical Mechanics Level 1

You are holding onto a $$100~\mbox{kg}$$ basket of fish hanging over the side of a boat. What is the minimum force in Newtons you need to exert to keep the basket from falling back down into the ocean?

Details and assumptions

• The acceleration of gravity is $$-9.8~\mbox{m/s}^2$$.
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