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Homework Help: Calculate the tension of the blocks

  1. Mar 5, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Four blocks are on a frictionless horizontal
    surface. The blocks are connected by massless
    strings with tensions Ta, Tb, and Tc.
    Calculate the tension Tc.
    Answer in units of N.

    2. Relevant equations

    F = ma
    Fn = mg

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Tc1 = 25N
    Tc2 = 35N

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  3. Mar 6, 2010 #2


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    Hi allora_97! :smile:

    Hint: what is the acceleration? :wink:
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