(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

If a_{1}and a_{2}are the accelerations of m1 and m2, respectively, what is the relation between these accelerations?

2. Relevant equations

Link to the diagram :

http://www.webassign.net/serpop/p4-38.gif

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer is a_{1}= 2*a_{2}, but I'm having trouble visualizing/understanding how it was gotten. Is there a specific way to do this?

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# Homework Help: Acceleration of two pulleys help

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