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Homework Help: Block of ice on frictionless surface

  1. Sep 15, 2008 #1
    A 1.6 -long, 550 rope pulls a 9.0 block of ice across a horizontal, frictionless surface. The block accelerates at 1.0 .

    1) How much force pulls forward on the block of ice?

    2) How much force pulls forward on the rope?
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  3. Sep 15, 2008 #2


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    Welcome to PF - please have an attempt at the question.
    What equations do you know, what are the units?
    What forces are acting ?
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