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

http://img258.imageshack.us/img258/7172/testiiifo2.jpg [Broken] Here is an image of the problem (taken from a practice test.)

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I drew the free body diagrams for each, but I have no idea what the equation would be. I came up with equations for each mass, and solved for a in one, plugged into the other and got this.

Tension Force (string, m2) - Grav Force (earth, m2)=M2*((-tension force string, M1)/m1)

This doesn't appear to me to be a position equation.. please help.

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# Homework Help: Free Body Diagram?

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