Calculate the tension of the blocks

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Homework Statement



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.

Homework Equations



F = ma
Fn = mg

The Attempt at a Solution


Tc1 = 25N
Tc2 = 35N
 

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tiny-tim
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Hi allora_97! :smile:
Tc1 = 25N
Tc2 = 35N
No.

Hint: what is the acceleration? :wink:
 

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