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Physics Force Question

  1. Jan 12, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A 2kg block hanging off the edge of a table pulls a 3kg block on a frictionless table. What is the mass of the system, the net force on the system, and th acceleration of the blocks.


    2. Relevant equations
    F=ma



    3. The attempt at a solution
    Not sure
    20N and 30N so maybe net force 10N but not sure about the rest
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Jan 13, 2010 #2
    Hi there,

    To simplify your solution, just look at what is acting on the 3kg block on the frictionless table.

    Cheers
     
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