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## Homework Statement

Two boxes, A and B, are connected to each end of a light vertical rope, as shown in the following figure. A constant upward force 74.0 N applied to box A. Starting from rest, box B descends 10.6 m in 3.00 s. The tension in the rope connecting the two boxes is 33.0 N

This is the given figure.

The given information is: F=74.0N

Distance traveled for box B=10.6m

Time:3.00s

Tension=33.0N

## Homework Equations

F=ma

## The Attempt at a Solution

Wrote out the formulas for each of the parts, since the problem is asking to solve for box B first, I attempted to solve for that. The forces that I assumed were acting on box B are T, F of gravity, and possibly(?) the force of box A, since they are connected by the string. I suppose where I am confused most at this point is how the diagram looks. Since the problem is saying that box B descends, is it moving in the opposite direction of A?