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Homework Statement
In the movie "Jurassic Park 2", a jeep is struggling to pull a trailer back up from over a cliff. The jeep is connected to the trailer by a cable. The jeep in on level ground and the trailer hangs from the cable over the of the cliff. The jeep has a mass of 850 kg and pulls with a force of 21,000 N. The trailer has a mass of 2150 kg. Ignore friction
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The Attempt at a Solution
I drew the picture and made a free body diagram. The directions told me to make a free body diagram for each vehicle. It is attached.
Tried
a = m[tex]_{b}[/tex]g/m[tex]_{a}[/tex] + m[tex]_{b}[/tex]
The force that jeep is pulling with a is throwing me off. The answer to the problem is 0.023 m/s[tex]^{2}[/tex] I just want to know the steps to get to the answer.
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