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An object of mass m1 = 4.10 kg placed on a frictionless, horizontal table is connected to a string that passes over a pulley and then is fastened to a hanging object of mass m2 = 6.70 kg as shown in the figure

-> Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the objects.
(m/s2)

-> Find the tension in the string.
(N)

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asked by Jack
  1. tension = T newtons
    bottom block:
    6.7 g - T = 6.7 a
    top block on table:
    T = 4.1 a
    so
    6.7(9.81) - 4.1 a = 6.7 a
    etc

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