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How to find Tension between two boxes 
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Apr512, 06:34 PM

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A string is attached between two boxes with equal masses of 5kg EACH. The boxes are being pulled with a force of 30N and the acceleration is 3m/s^2.
I think T=ma. But does 'm' mean I have to add both masses? T=10x3 =30N. I'm desperate to know if this is right or wrong. Thanks a million!!! Pleease answer asap!!! :) 


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Apr512, 06:37 PM

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and what do u mean by T...the tension in the string?



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Apr512, 06:40 PM

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i think the tension(T) will be 15N
for 1 st box eq will be 30T =5(3) and for second T=5(3) 


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Apr512, 06:45 PM

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How to find Tension between two boxes
Yes T is tension.



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Apr512, 06:48 PM

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Thank you so much :)



#6
Apr512, 06:50 PM

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k then i've wrote what i think



#7
Apr512, 06:51 PM

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welcome :)



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