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

What is the acceleration of the masses as shown in the second attached image. m1 = 0.9kg, m2 = 1.6kg, and m3 = 2.4kg. (Assume the table is frictionless)

2. Relevant equations

[tex]\sum[/tex]F=ma

F_mg+F_{N}= ma

3. The attempt at a solution

I figured everything up to the point a=F/(m1+m2+m3) but without the force given, how do you figure it out?

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