An object with mass m1 = 5.00 kg, rests on a frictionless horizontal table and is connected to a cable that passes over a pulley and is then fastened to a hanging object with mass m2 = 9.0 kg, as shown in Figure P4.30. Find the acceleration of each object and the tension in the cable.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

mass m1 m/s^2

mass m2 m/s^2

tension N

Okay, I did a similar problem to this but the only difference was m1 and m2 location and an incline. I used this formula which I believe is correct to use here but end up with the wrong answer.

T = M_2g + M_2a and M_1g - T = M_1a i plug in T and solve for a which gives 2.8 which is incorrect then i thought i made a mistake in my equation and tried again to get 5.8 which was also incorrect.

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# Homework Help: Need Help (what did i do wrong)

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