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

Two equal masses (m) are connected by a light rod of length L that is pivoted about its center. A downward Force F is applied to the rod at a distance L/4 from the pivot. If you ignore gravity, the linear acceleration of the mass is...

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2. Relevant equations

torque= Ia

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't know where to go with this one because gravity is ignored.

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# Homework Help: Masses and a Light Rod

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