physics

In the figure we see two blocks connected by a string and tied to a wall, with theta = 33°. The mass of the lower block is m = 1.0 kg; the mass of the upper block is 2.0 kg. The tension of the string connecting the blocks is 5.337.

Find the tension in the string that is tied to the wall.

Thank you!

  1. 👍
  2. 👎
  3. 👁
  1. Wouldn't this depend on how they are connected?

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
    👤
    bobpursley
  2. They are connected by a string -- unfortunately I am unable to link the diagram. I believe that for the purpose of the problem they are ideal strings.

    1. 👍
    2. 👎
  3. And it's around 16.4 -- I just can't get it to the exact value that the Webassign will accept. Thank you again!

    1. 👍
    2. 👎

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Response

Similar Questions

  1. physics

    An air puck of mass m1 = 0.24 kg is tied to a string and allowed to revolve in a circle of radius R = 1.4 m on a frictionless horizontal table. The other end of the string passes through a hole in the center of the table, and a

  2. physics

    THree blocks of masses 3m, 2m and m are connected to strings A,B, and C. The blocks are pulled along a rough surface by a force of magnitude F exerted by string C. The coefficient of friction between each block and the surface is

  3. physics

    Two blocks are connected by a string over a frictionless, massless pulley such that one is resting on an inclined plane and the other is hanging over the top edge of the plane. the hanging block has a mass of 16 kg and the one on

  4. Physics

    Three blocks of masses 1.0, 2.0, and 4.0 kilograms are connected by massless strings, one of which passes over a frictionless pulley of negligible mass, as shown above. Calculate each of the following. a. The acceleration of the 4

  1. physic

    Two blocks are connected by a rope that passes over a massless and frictionless pulley as shown in the figure below. Given that m1 = 18.04 kg and m2 = 10.57 kg, determine the magnitudes of the tension in the rope and the blocks'

  2. Physics

    forty 2.0 kg blocks 20.0 cm thick are used to make a retaining wall in a backyard. Each row of the wall will contain 10 blocks. you may assume that the first block is the reference level. How much gravitational potential energy is

  3. physics

    The masses of blocks A and B are 4.5 kg and 3.7 kg respectively. The blocks are initially at rest and are connected by a massless string passing over a massless, frictionless pulley. The system is released from rest. a. What is

  4. physics

    Two blocks are connected by a string as shown. The inclination of the ramp is θ = 36° while the masses of the blocks are m1 = 3.7 kg and m2 = 16.2 kg. Friction is negligible. (search question above for diagram) Write an equation

  1. Science

    2.1 Two blocks of mass M kg and 2.5kg respectively are connected by a light, inextensible string. The string runs over a light, frictionless pulley ,The blocks are stationary 2.1.1 calculate the tension in a string The coefficient

  2. Physics

    1. Two blocks on a frictionless horizontal surface are connected by a light string. where m1 = 6.21 kg and m2 = 19.5 kg. A force of 48.4 N 6.21kg --T-- 19.5kg ----->48.4 N The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find the

  3. Physics - Tension

    Two blocks are connected by a string and are pulled vertically upward by a force of 165 N applied to the upper block. (here is a rough diagram) ^ (F=165 N) I [block] (

  4. Physics

    A 5.00-kg block is placed on top of a 10.0-kg block which rests on a horizontal surface. The 5.00-kg block is tied to a wall with a horizontal string. A 45.0-N horizontal force directed away from the wall is then exerted on the

You can view more similar questions or ask a new question.