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Homework Help: Newton's Law, tension, blocks, pulleys at an angle, friction

  1. Nov 20, 2011 #1
    Hi all,
    I'm really stumped at this question five of my assignment. Could anyone please give me some help? I don't even know where to start.

    Thanks
     

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  3. Nov 20, 2011 #2

    Doc Al

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    Start by drawing yourself free body diagrams for each mass. Apply Newton's 2nd law to each.

    (The peg can be thought of as a pulley, if that helps.)
     
  4. Nov 20, 2011 #3
    Thanks Doc Al, I'll try that and see how I go
     
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