(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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I have to find the acceleration (magnitude and direction)

Tension in T1, and T2

2. Relevant equations

a = F/m P = F/A Fg = mg

3. The attempt at a solution

Well, i figured out the acceleration, by finding the difference in Fg between the two sides, and dividing that by the mass. I get .75m/s^2. Using that, I can get that the net force is 7kgx.75m/s^2 = 5.25N

I don't know how to get from there to the tension, mostly b/c the forces are changed by gravity, and tension is affected by gravity.

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# Homework Help: Calculating Tension

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