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Two packing crates of masses m1 = 10.0 kg and m2 = 4.00 kg are connected by a light string that passes over a frictionless pulley as in Figure P4.26. The 4.00 kg crate lies on a smooth incline of angle 40.0°. Find the acceleration of the 4.00 kg crate.

Part B is:

Find the tension in the string.

The clue that the teacher gave us is:

#4 (Pulley and incline) A combination of the Atwood’s machine and an incline plane.

Construct the equation for each object and solve for ’a’ and ’T’. Both objects

share the same ’a’ and ’T’.

Thanks for your help.