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In the diagram below, a force of 150 N is applied at 27* above the horizontal on a block with a mass of 35 Kg. The block is connected to another block of mass 5.0 Kg by means of a string passing over a pulley.The coefficient of kinetic friction between the 35 Kg mass and the surface is 0.18.

Find: a) The acceleration of the system

b) The tension in the string

This is where I am having issues. I've been out of school for the past few days due to illness and now today an assignment that my partner was so kind to give me last night is due today. This is the only tension question on the assignment and I've never seen or done a tension question before, so now I'm asking for help inunderstandinghow to do it. I looked at the formulas at the top of this sub-forum and didn't see anything that would help, so I would like to know if anyone could assist me in learning tension.

I've already looked at the book, but our teacher has only assigned 10 questions from the book during this semester so far, so the methods the book uses is very confusing and there is nothing relevant to this question that I've found. Any help would be greatly appreciated! :)

- M

P.S. I'm aware of the improper title, I hit enter before I could adjust it.

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