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A cart connected to a massless rope has mass 25kg. The rope passes over a fixed pulley (The rope is pulled upwards, the car moves to the right, the pulley is attached to a pole in the ground.) The cart accelerates horizontally at 1.4m/s^2, find the upward force on the pulley.

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

The answer seems to either be F=(25kg)(1.4m/s^2) or F=0, but I can't decide which it is since I can't figure out what the free body diagram for the pulley would look like.

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# Homework Help: Force on a pulley

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