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Acceleration of box

  1. Nov 29, 2011 #1
    Hello friends
    I have a problem.please give me the answer.
    Two blocks of masses 6kg and 4kg connected by a rope are resting on frictionless floor.If an instantaneous force of 60N is applied to 6kg block for only a second.Then what is the acceleration of the first and second block.Is the acceleration of first and second box same or different and why?please reply me .[The force applied is parallel to the rope in between 6kg and 4 kg and pulls the blocks]
    Last edited: Nov 29, 2011
  2. jcsd
  3. Nov 29, 2011 #2
    The acceleration will depend on the direction of the force.
    if it is in the direction away from the 4kg block then the acceleration will be the same.
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