mechanics
posted by andrew on .
two bodies of mass m1 and m2 are attached to two ends of a string which passes over a massless and frictionless pulley. find the acceleration of the bodies and the tension of the string. m1 is bigger than m2

a = [(m1  m2)/(m1 + m2) ]*g
m1*g T = m1*a
T = m1*(ga)
= 2*m1*m2*g/(m1+m2)