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Homework Help: Newton's Force Problem

  1. Oct 29, 2006 #1
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    my answers and the correct answers dont match up. if someone could show me step by step how i should go about solving it that would be koo.
     
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  3. Oct 29, 2006 #2

    Andrew Mason

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    a) What is the maximum static friction force that can be placed on the 10 kg mass? What force F produces that force on the 10 kg mass?

    b) Using F = ma where m is the total mass, you should be able to determine the acceleration. Hint: The pulley has no bearing on part b).

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