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Homework Help: How to find the tension using the F=ma formula

  1. Nov 23, 2007 #1
    A 4.0 kg and 6.0 kg masses are connected by a string over a pulley. What is the tension in the String?

    I have no idea how to find the tension using the F=ma formula

    Can someone please help me???
    Please also explain tension in terms of the word meaning in Physics.

    Thank you very much!!!
     
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  3. Nov 23, 2007 #2

    hage567

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  4. Nov 23, 2007 #3
    Your reply really helps me!
    Thank you very much!! =)
     
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