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Two objects of mass 0.5kg and 0.8kg respectively are connected by a light string that passes over a frictionless pulley. Find:

a) the acceleration of the 0.5kg mass

b) the net force acting on the 0.8kg mass

c) the time taken for the masses to reach a velocity of 2.8m/s

2. Relevant equations

Newton's laws

3. The attempt at a solution

The question was given without a diagram. Is it possible to do this problem just from the data above without a diagram?

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# Homework Help: Pulley question

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