Ben B.

asked • 02/12/13

Forces problem - Please Help ASAP

A block of mass M = 16 kg with a pulley attached slides along a frictionless ledge. It is connected by a massless string to a block of mass m = 5.2 kg.
(a) Find the acceleration of each block.

(b) Find the tension in the connecting string.

BRUCE S.

Ben,

  This question needs a diagram ( or 1000 more words!)  The arrangement of masses, etc is not clear.

BruceS

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02/12/13

Isaac C.

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Bruce.   I see a picture at the following link.  Perhaps you can answer based on this picture

http://www.chegg.com/homework-help/questions-and-answers/block-mass-m-17kg-pulley-attached-slides-frictionless-ledge-isconnected-massless-string-bl-q339463

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02/20/13

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