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Homework Help: Pulley problem

  1. Oct 9, 2011 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    in the given diagram all the stings and pulley are mass-less ad there is no friction calculate the magnitude of acceleration of the two blocks?

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    the acceleration of the blocks is obtained by me to be g/20 but the answer is g/10.my attempt at the problem is given on the other image. i have vied hard for it , so please help me.

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    Last edited: Oct 9, 2011
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  3. Oct 9, 2011 #2


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    g/10 is the correct answer. You must have done something wrong, but we can not help unless you show your work.

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