Newton's 3rd law- dog sleds

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The sled dog drags sleds A and B across the snow. The coefficient of friction between the sleds and the snow is 0.1. If the tension in the rope 1 is 142 N, what is the tension in rope 2? (M=112 kg, m=60 kg.)

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Any ideas of how to start this problem?

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Homework Statement



The sled dog drags sleds A and B across the snow. The coefficient of friction between the sleds and the snow is 0.1. If the tension in the rope 1 is 142 N, what is the tension in rope 2? (M=112 kg, m=60 kg.)

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Any ideas of how to start this problem?

The Attempt at a Solution


Sure. I have ideas. But what is it you are stuck on. It's your homework.
 

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