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A 15 kg block is on a ramp which is inclined at 20 degrees above the horizontal. It's connected by a string to a 19kg mass which hangs over the top edge of the ramp. With no frictional forces taken into account, what is the magnitude of the acceleration of the 19kg block?

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  1. weight component down ramp = 15 g sin 20 Newtons
    pull up ramp = 19 g Newtons
    net F = (19 - 15 sin 20) g
    mass accelerated = 15+19 = 34 kg
    so
    a = (19 - 15 sin 20) (9.81) /34

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