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## Homework Statement

a load of bricks of mass m hangs from one end of a rope that passes over a small frictionless pulley. a counterweight, twice as heavy, is suspended from the other end of the rope. given m determine the accel of the masses and the tension in the rope

## Homework Equations

f=ma

## The Attempt at a Solution

Fa=-2mg + T

2m*a=-2mg + T

a= (-2mg+T)/2m

plug in accel in other force

Fb = -mg + T

m((-2mg+T)/2m) = -mg + T

-2mg + T = -2mg + 2T

T = 2T

T=0?

i have no idea if I am doing anything remotely close to the right path, if I'm way off please explain like a baby as I'm confused thanks for help