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

A 10.0-kg mass on a frictionless table is accelerated by a 5.0-kg mass hanging from a table. Calculate the acceleration of the mass on the table. (It gives a picture but I can draw it if nobody can picture the diagram).

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

F=mg

3. The attempt at a solution

Okay, so I don't even know if I'm going in the right direction but I did this so far:

I solved for the force for the 5.0 kg block which is the one hanging from the table.

F=ma

F = (5.0 kg)(9.8 m/s^2)

F = 49 N

And now I'm just stuck.

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