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

A 5.4 kg mass and a 6.2 kg mass are tied to a light string and hung over a frictionless pulley. What is the tension in the string?

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

Not sure how to do this one.

I know the tension on the string will be the same at both ends but not sure how to get the tension.

i am studyin for a quiz a have tomorrow and this is just a practice problem i found on a website.

could someone show me what to do on this one?

the answer is 56.569 N

Thank you

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# Newton's 2nd law - Tension

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