I was working on my physics homework and I came across a question that I couldn't find an example of in my notes.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I'm not sure which formulas I need to use and in which order to use them.

Here's the question:

Two objects with masses of 3.00 kg and 5.00 kg are connected

by a light string that passes over a light frictionless

pulley to form an Atwood machine, as in Figure

5.14a. Determine (a) the tension in the string, (b) the

acceleration of each object, and (c) the distance each

object will move in the first second of motion if they start

from rest.

Thanks for the help!

- Tyranicus

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# Help! Need help with an Atwood machine problem.

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