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Home Work question

  1. Jun 21, 2009 #1
    When the three blocks are released from rest, they accelerate with a magnitude of 0.500m/s^2.Block 1 has mass M, block 2 has 2M.What is the coefficient of kinetic friction between block 2 and the table?
     
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  3. Jun 21, 2009 #2

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    Please provide a complete statement of the problem (include a diagram, if possible), show your work, and point out where you are stuck.
     
  4. Jun 21, 2009 #3
    Diagram of problem

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  5. Jun 21, 2009 #4

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    Take each mass in turn, analyze the forces on it, and apply Newton's 2nd law. You'll get three equations that you can solve together to find μ.
     
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