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## Homework Statement

Two blocks are connected by a string as in the figure below.

What is the upper block's acceleration if the coefficient of kinetic friction between the block and the table is 0.10?

Express your answer to two significant figures and include the appropriate units.

## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

Attempt: I drew a free-body diagram for two blocks.

m1 = mass one (2.0kg)

m2 = mass two (1.0kg)

∫= friction

T= tension

w= weight

Block 1: Fx=m1(a) = T -∫

Fy= m1(a)=n-m1g

Block 2: Fx=0

Fy= m2(a)=T-m2g

I would find the normal force for Block 1 Fy then plug it into friction. Then...I got lost.

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