# Assume that three blocks portrayed below move on a frictionless surface and that a 42 N force acts on the 3.0 kg block. Determine (a) the acecleration given the system, (b) the tension inthe cord connecting the 3.0kg and the

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1. ## Physics

1. Two blocks on a frictionless horizontal surface are connected by a light string. The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s^2. Find the acceleration of the system. Answer in units of m/s^2. 2. What is the tension in the string between the blocks? Answer in

2. ## physics

Blocks A A (mass 6.50kg kg ) and B B (mass 10.50kg kg ) move on a frictionless, horizontal surface. Initially, block B B is at rest and block A A is moving toward it at 4.00m/s m/s . The blocks are equipped with ideal spring bumpers. The collision 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 the acceleration of the

4. ## college physics

Three blocks of mass 1kg,2kg and 3kg move on a frictionless surface and a horizontal force 46 N acts on the 3kg block.1kg and 2kg blocks are in contact with each other while 1kg and 3kg blocks are connected by a chord. (a) Determine the acceleration of the

5. ## physics

Two blocks connected by a cord passing over a small, frictionless pulley rest on frictionless planes: a) What is the acceleration of the blocks? b) What is the tension in the cord? c) Which way will the system move when the blocks are released from rest?

6. ## physics

Two blocks of masses M and 3M are placed on a horizontal, frictionless surface. A light spring is attached to one of them, and the blocks are pushed together with the spring between them as shown in the figure below. A cord initially holding the blocks

7. ## Physics

9. Two blocks connected by a cord passing over a small frictionless pulley rest on frictionless planes as shown in the figure below. (a) Which way will the system move? (b) What is the acceleration of the block? (c) What is the tension in the cord?

8. ## physics

Three identical blocks connected by ideal strings are being pulled along a horizontal frictionless surface by a horizontal force . (Figure 1) The magnitude of the tension in the string between blocks B and C is = 3.00 . Assume that each block has mass =

9. ## Forces w/ tension

Assume that three blocks portrayed below move on a frictionless surface and that a 42 N force acts on the 3.0 kg block. Determine (a) the acecleration given the system, (b) the tension inthe cord connecting the 3.0kg and the 1.0 kg blocks, and (c) the

10. ## PHYSICS

A 5 kg block rests on a frictionless horizontal surface. A cord attached to the block passes over the pulley whose diameter is 0.120 m to the hanging block of mass 5 kg. The system is released from rest and the blocks are observed to move 3m in 2.0 s. A.

11. ## physics

The mass of the heavier block is 28 kg and the mass of the lighter blocks is 14 kg and the magnitude of the force of the connecting string on the smaller block is 24 N. Assume: g = 9.8 m/s^2 and the horizontal surface on which the objects slide is

12. ## Physics

A 6 kg block free to move on a horizontal, frictionless surface is attached to a spring. The spring is compressed 0.16 m from equi- librium and released. The speed of the block is 1.44 m/s when it passes the equilibrium po- sition of the spring. The same

13. ## 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 acceleration of the system.

14. ## physics

Two blocks, joined by a string, have masses of 6 and 9kg. They rest on frictionless horizontal surface. A 2nd string, attached only to the 9kg block, has a horizontal force = 30N applied to it. Both blocks accelerate. Find the tension in the string between

15. ## physics

wo blocks with masses m1 = 1.4 kg and m2 = 3.6 kg are at rest on a frictionless surface with a compressed spring between them. The spring is initially compressed by 60.0 cm and has negligible mass. When both blocks are released simultaneously and the

16. ## Physics

Three identical blocks, A, B, and C, are on a horizontal frictionless table. The blocks are connected by strings of negligible mass, with block B between the other two blocks. If block C is pulled horizontally by a force of magnitude F = 28 N, find the

17. ## Physics1

Two blocks are initially held at rest on 30° frictionless ramps . The 4 kg block is 1.25 m from the base of the ramp and the 3 kg block is 5 m above the base of the ramp. The two blocks are then released and slide down the ramps and onto a frictionless

18. ## Physics

A 4kg and a 2kg block are moving along a horizontal frictionless surface. The 4 kg block is moving to the right with a speed of 6 m/s and the 2 kg block is moving to the left with a speed of 3 m/s. The two blocks collide inelastically and then continue to

19. ## physics

Two blocks of mass m1 = 1.2 kg and m2 = 1.7 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.45. Calculate the speed of the blocks

20. ## Physics

Two blocks, with masses M1 = 1.4 kg and M2 = 9.9 kg, and a spring with spring constant k = 228 N/m are arranged on a horizontal, frictionless surface. The coefficient of static friction between the two blocks is 0.59. What is the maximum possible amplitude

21. ## physics

The two blocks in the figureoscillate on a frictionless surface with a period of 1.7s . The upper block just begins to slip when the amplitude is increased to 38cm . What is the coefficient of static friction between the two blocks?

22. ## Physics

The two blocks in the figureoscillate on a frictionless surface with a period of 1.5s. The upper block just begins to slip when the amplitude is increased to 38cm. What is the coefficient of static friction between the two blocks?

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 the acceleration of the

24. ## physics

Two blocks are sliding along a frictionless track. Block A (mass 3.73 kg) is moving to the right at 1.50 m/s. Block B (mass 4.48 kg) is moving to the left at 1.80 m/s. Assume the system to be both Block A and Block B. a) what is the total momentum of the

25. ## Physics

The builders of the Great Pyramids of Egypt are thought to have used ramps to move the large 20,000 kg (22 ton) stone blocks into place at the construction site. To reduce friction, the Egyptians are assumed to have used rollers between the ramp and each

26. ## Physic

Two blocks, m1 = 4 kg and m2 = 2 kg, are in contact with each other and are on a horizontal surface for which the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.1. A 34 N horizontal force acts on block 1, making both blocks move in the direction of block 2. 34N -->

27. ## 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 of static friction

28. ## Physics

Blocks of mass m1 and m2 are connected by a massless string that passes over a frictionless pulley. Mass m1 slides on a frictionless surface. Mass m2 is released while the blocks are at rest. The pulley is a solid disk with a mass mp and a radius R. Use

29. ## Physics

The mass of the heavier block is 22 kg and the mass of the lighter blocks is 11 kg and the magnitude of the force of the connecting string on the smaller block is 13 N. Assume: g = 9.8 m/s 2 and the horizontal surface on which the objects slide is

30. ## physics

Two blocks are connected by a lightweight cord that passes over a frictionless, massless pulley. The bottom block has a mass of 2.00 kg and the top block has mass 0.500 kg. The coefficient of kinetic friction at each sliding surface is equal to 0.10. The

31. ## Physics. Really stuck!

two blocks of masses m1 and m2 (m1>m2) are placed on a frictionless table in contact with each other. A horizontal force of magnitude F is applied to the block of mass m1. if P is the magnitude of the contact force between the blocks, what are the net

32. ## physics 1

A is hand pushing a 18.2 kg block. The two blocks, 18.2 kg and 22.0 kg, are attached to a string and move along a frictionless surface. Which of the following is true? Assume the string to be massless.

33. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 13.4 kg and m2 = 74.2 kg, shown in the figure, are free to move. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is 0.55 but the surface beneath m2 is frictionless. What is the minimum force F required to hold m1 against

34. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 24.6 kg and m2 = 60.0 kg, shown in the figure, are free to move. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is 0.67 but the surface beneath m2 is frictionless. What is the minimum force F required to hold m1 against

35. ## Physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 24.3 kg and m2 = 66.9 kg, shown in the figure, are free to move. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is 0.34 but the surface beneath m2 is frictionless. What is the minimum force F required to hold m1 against

36. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 20.7 kg and m2 = 55.5 kg, shown in the figure, are free to move. The coefficent of static friction between the blocks is 0.74 but the surface beneath m2 is frictionless. What is the minimum force F required to hold m1 against

37. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 10.9 kg and m2 = 79.3 kg, shown in the figure, are free to move. The coefficent of static friction between the blocks is 0.66 but the surface beneath m2 is frictionless. What is the minimum force F required to hold m1 against

38. ## physics

Two blocks of mass m1 = 1.0 kg and m2 = 2.5 kg are connected by a massless string.M1 is on the surface and mass 2 is hanging on the surface. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.40.

39. ## physics

The figure provided shows a hand pushing a 12.0 kg block. The two blocks, 12.0 kg and 26.1 kg, are attached to a string and move along a frictionless surface. Which of the following is true? Assume the string to be massless.

40. ## Physics

Assume that the three blocks in Figure P4.27 move on a frictionless surface and that a F = 46 N force acts as shown on the m = 2.5 kg block. Figure P4.27. (a) Determine the acceleration given this system. m/s2 (to the right) (b) Determine the tension in

41. ## physics

Two blocks of mass m1 = 1.0 kg and m2 = 2.5 kg are connected by a massless string. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.40. Calculate the speed of the blocks after they have moved a

42. ## Physics

Two blocks ( m1 = 6.8kg, m2 = 5.2kg) are in contact with each other while sitting on a friction less surface. M2 is not resting on the frictionless surface, rather to the side of m1. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is 0.60, and the

43. ## Physics

Two blocks at rest on a frictionless inclined surface with mass of 3kg on a side inclined at 42° to the horizontal and mass 4.8kg a side inclined at 30° to the horizonal. if the two bodies are attached together by an extensible string passed through a

44. ## Physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.20 kg and m2 = 2.90 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.300. Assume that the pulley has a

45. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.20 kg and m2 = 2.90 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.300. Assume that the pulley has a

46. ## physics

Pleaseee help explain how to draw the free body diagrams for this problem!!! Two blocks with masses m1 = 10.9 kg and m2 = 79.3 kg, shown in the figure (in the figure the 79.3kg block(m2) is on a flat surface, the 10.9kg(m1) block is pinned against the

47. ## Physics-Mechaincs

A force of 23.52 N pushes and pulls to blocks as shown in the figure below. The vertical contact surfaces between the two blocks are frictionless. The contact between the blocks and the horizontal surface has a coefficient of friction of 0.29. The

48. ## Physics

A force of 14.5 N pushes and pulls to blocks as shown in the figure below. The vertical contact surfaces between the two blocks are frictionless. The contact between the blocks and the horizontal surface has a coefficient of friction of 0.12. The

49. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.10 kg and m2 = 3.10 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure (the figure shows m1 on top of a box and m2 hanging off the side of the box). They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction

50. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.10 kg and m2 = 3.10 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure (the figure shows m1 on top of a box and m2 hanging off the side of the box). They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction

51. ## Math

Two blocks of mass 0.1 kg and 0.2 kg approach each other on a frictionless surface at velocities of 0.4 and 1 m/s respectively. If the blocks collide and remain together, calculate their joint velocity after the collision.

52. ## Physics

Consider a force F = 815 N pulling 3 blocks of masses m1 = 7.94 kg, m2 = 15.3 kg, and m3 = 32.4 kg along a frictionless horizontal surface. Find the acceleration a of the blocks. Answer in units of m/s2.

53. ## Physics/mats

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.40 kg and m2 = 3.00 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.390.In the figure m1 is on top of

54. ## Physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.40 kg and m2 = 3.00 kg are connected by a massless string, as shown in the Figure. They are released from rest. The coefficent of kinetic friction between the upper block and the surface is 0.390.In the figure m1 is on top of

55. ## physics

The two blocks in the sketch are connected by a light cord over a frictionless pulley and are initially held in place. The block m1 has a mass of 2,00 kg and m2 has a mass of 3,00 kg. The inclined plane is frictionless and the coefficient of kinetic

56. ## physics

The two blocks in the figureoscillate on a frictionless surface with a period of 1.7 s. The upper block just begins to slip when the amplitude is increased to 37 cm. What is the coefficient of static friction between the two blocks?

57. ## physics

The two blocks in the figureoscillate on a frictionless surface with a period of 1.7s . The upper block just begins to slip when the amplitude is increased to 34cm . What is the coefficient of static friction between the two blocks?

58. ## Physics

A lighter block (2 kg) and a heavier block (8 kg) sit on a frictionless surface. Both blocks are initially at rest. The same force of 4 N then pushes to the right on each block for a distance of 9 m. What are the changes in kinetic energy of the blocks?

59. ## physics

Two blocks connected by a string are on a horizontal frictionless surface. The blocks are connected to a hanging weight by means of a string that passes over a pulley as shown in the figure below, where m1 = 1.75 kg, m2 = 2.85 kg, and m3 = 4.95 kg. (a)

60. ## AP Physics

Three blocks of masses 8.2 kg, 5.88 kg, and 2.19 kg are connected by light strings that pass over frictionless pulleys as shown in the ﬁgure. The acceleration of the 5.88 kg block is 2.18 m/s 2 to the left and the surfaces are rough. The acceleration of

61. ## 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 acceleration of the system.

62. ## physics

Two blocks of masses M and 3M are placed on a horizontal, frictionless surface. A light spring is attached to one of them, and the blocks are pushed together with the spring between them. A cord initially holding the blocks together is burned; after this

63. ## physics

Three blocks, with masses m1 = 5.90 kg, m2 = 5.50 kg, and m3 = 7.10 kg, are pull on a horizontal frictionless surface by a 18.00 N force that makes a 39 o angle (θ) with the horizontal. What is the magnitude of the tension between the m2 and m3 blocks?

64. ## physics

wo blocks with masses m1 = 1.4 kg and m2 = 3.6 kg are at rest on a frictionless surface with a compressed spring between them. The spring is initially compressed by 60.0 cm and has negligible mass. When both blocks are released simultaneously and the

65. ## physics

Two blocks with masses m1 = 1.4 kg and m2 = 3.6 kg are at rest on a frictionless surface with a compressed spring between them. The spring is initially compressed by 60.0 cm and has negligible mass. When both blocks are released simultaneously and the

66. ## physics

A delivery truck travels 20 blocks south, 24 blocks west and 25 blocks north. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length. Need magnitude of blocks, and direction(counterclockwise from east is positive)

67. ## Physics

A paladin howitzer fires a 46.00 kg projectile towards a 1000 kg metal block resting on a frictionless surface. Just before impact, the projectile is traveling with a horizontal velocity of 529 m/s. After the collision, the embedded projectile and the

68. ## university physics

Two blocks are connected by massless string that is wrapped around a pulley. Block 1 has a mass m1=4.20 kg, block 2 has a mass m2=1.30 kg, while the pulley has a mass of 2.10 kg and a radius of 27.4 cm. The pulley is frictionless, and the surface mass 1 is

69. ## Physics Help Needed

Two blocks are connected by massless string that is wrapped around a pulley. Block 1 has a mass m1=6.90 kg, block 2 has a mass m2=2.30 kg, while the pulley has a mass of 1.70 kg and a radius of 12.2 cm. The pulley is frictionless, and the surface mass 1 is

70. ## Physics

"Two blocks lie on a triangle as shown in the figure. Block m has a mass of 8 kg and block P has a mass of 21 kg. Assume the inclines and pulleys are frictionless find the tension in the string." The two blocks are on opposite side of an isosceles triangle

71. ## Physics

Can someone help me with this problem? It requires a lot of visualizing and I've never been great at problems like that. A pair of blocks of mass m1 =29.0 kg, and m2 =58.0 kg, are being pushed on a horizontal surface by a constant forces of magnitude

72. ## university of redlands

Two blocks connected by a string are on a horizontal frictionless surface. The blocks are connected to a hanging weight by means of a string that passes over a pulley as shown in the figure below, where m1 = 1.85 kg, m2 = 2.80 kg, and m3 = 5.05 kg.

73. ## Physics

"Two wooden blocks A and B have respective masses of 3.0kg and 4.0kg and are connected with an inextensible cord. If the blocks are placed on a horizontal frictionless surface and a force of 8.0N is applied to A, find the tension in the connecting cord."

74. ## Physics

A delivery truck travels 19 blocks south, 25 blocks east and 24 blocks north. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length. Magnitude ?blocks Direction ?(counterclockwise from east is positive) I got the displacement

75. ## physics

A 16 lb block rests on a horizontal frictionless surface. A cord attached to the block, running horizontally, passes over a pulley whose diameter is 1 in, to a hanging block weighing 16 lb. The system is released from rest, and the blocks are observed to

76. ## phys

Two blocks of mass m1 = 1.70 kg and m2 = 5.20 kg are connected by a massless cord passing over a frictionless pulley as shown in the figure below, with θ = 41.0°. The coefficient of kinetic friction between block 1 and the horizontal surface is 0.400,

77. ## PHYSICS, help!

A 5 kg block rests on a frictionless horizontal surface. A cord attached to the block passes over the pulley whose diameter is 0.120 m to the hanging block of mass 5 kg. The system is released from rest and the blocks are observed to move 3m in 2.0 s. A.

78. ## physics

A delivery truck travels 20 blocks north, 15 blocks east and 18 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length.

79. ## Physics

A delivery truck travels 20 blocks north, 15 blocks east and 18 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length.

80. ## Physics

A delivery truck travels 18 blocks north, 25 blocks west and 17 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length.

81. ## physics

Three blocks on a frictionless horizontal surface are in contact with each other. A force F is applied to block A and the blocks start to slide to the right of their initial position. Determine the acceleration of the system, if m_A = 12 kg, m_B = 38 kg,

82. ## Physics

A block of mass m1 = 41.3 kg on a horizontal surface is connected to a mass m2 = 13.2 kg that hangs vertically as shown in the figure below. The two blocks are connected by a string of negligible mass passing over a frictionless pulley. Assume that the

83. ## physics

A delivery truck travels 15 blocks north, 21 blocks east and 18 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length. magnitude and direction

84. ## physics

Two blocks of masses M and 3M are placed on a horizontal, frictionless surface. A light spring is attached to one of them, and the blocks are pushed together with the spring between them as shown in the figure below. A cord initially holding the blocks

85. ## Physics

The two blocks (m = 13 kg and M = 89 kg) are not attached to each other. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is μs = 0.50, but the surface beneath the larger block is frictionless. What is the minimum magnitude of the horizontal force

86. ## physics 1

A hand pushing a 18.2 kg block. The two blocks, 18.2 kg and 22.0 kg, are attached to a string and move along a frictionless surface. Which of the following is true? Assume the string to be massless. 1. The force of the string on the 22.0 kg block is

87. ## Physics

In the figure below, assume that the slope is frictionless and that the two blocks are connected by a massless cord. Assume the following: θ1 = 37° θ2 = 45° m1=3kg m2=0.86kg. What is the tension in the cord?.

88. ## Physics

The two blocks (m = 37 kg and M = 109 kg) in the figure below are not attached to each other. The coefficient of static friction between the blocks is µs = 0.55, but the surface beneath the larger block is frictionless. What is the minimum magnitude of

89. ## physics

A 16lb block rests on a horizontal frictionless surface. A cord attached to the block, running horizontally, passes over a pulley whose diameter is 6in, to a hanging block weighing 16lb. The system is released from rest, and the blocks are observed to move

90. ## physics

A 1.16 kg block and a 2.32 kg block are initially at rest on a frictionless, horizontal surface, with a compressed spring of negligible mass between them. When the blocks are released, they move off in opposite directions. If the final velocity of the 1.16

91. ## Physics

Two blocks move along a linear path on a nearly frictionless air track. One block, of mass 0.120 kg, initially moves to the right at a speed of 4.90 m/s, while the second block, of mass 0.240 kg, is initially to the left of the first block and moving to

92. ## physics

Two blocks move along a linear path on a nearly frictionless air track. One block, of mass 0.104 kg, initially moves to the right at a speed of 4.70 m/s, while the second block, of mass 0.208 kg, is initially to the left of the first block and moving to

93. ## College physics (simple)

Two blocks (one on top of the other), each of mass m = 2.4 kg, are pushed along the horizontal surface of a table by a horizontal force P of magnitude 6.8 N, directed to the right. The blocks move together to the right at constant velocity. (a) Find the

94. ## College physics (simple)

Two blocks (one on top of the other), each of mass m = 2.4 kg, are pushed along the horizontal surface of a table by a horizontal force P of magnitude 6.8 N, directed to the right. The blocks move together to the right at constant velocity. (a) Find the

95. ## Physics

Consider two blocks that are resting one on top of the other. The lower block has mass m2 = 3.5 kg and is resting on a frictionless table. The upper block has mass m1 = 2.7 kg. Suppose the coefficient of static friction between the two blocks is given by

96. ## Physics

Two blocks, stacked one on top of the other, slide on a frictionless horizontal surface. The surface between the two blocks is rough, however, with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.50. The top block has a mass of 2.6 kg, and the bottom block's

97. ## Physics

Two blocks, stacked one on top of the other, slide on a frictionless horizontal surface. The surface between the two blocks is rough, however, with a coefficient of static friction equal to 0.50. The top block has a mass of 2.6 kg, and the bottom block's

98. ## PHYSICS

An arrangement of 3 blocks A ,B,C such that block A of mass 5 kg is over block B of 6 kg, with a friction between them of 0.8. both the blocks are connected to the 3rd block C of mass m by a string and frictionless pulley. Now to find at what value of m

99. ## physics 2

A delivery truck travels 19 blocks north, 12 blocks west and 22 blocks south. What is its final displacement from the origin? Assume the blocks are equal length. Find magnitude and direction. which is counter clockwise from east is positive.

100. ## Physics

A 6 kg block free to move on a horizontal, frictionless surface is attached to a spring. The spring is compressed 0.16 m from equi- librium and released. The speed of the block is 1.44 m/s when it passes the equilibrium po- sition of the spring. The same