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A pulley is massless and frictionless. 3 kg, 2 kg (on the left), and 6 kg (on the right) masses are suspended

(a)What is the tension T1 in the string between the two blocks on the left-hand side of the pulley?

(b) What is the magnitude of the acceleration of the lower left-hand block?

2. Relevant equations

My prof gave an example T=m1g=m1a

m2g-t+m2a

3. The attempt at a solution

Can I solve this like if it was two masses?

My prof gave an example T=m1g=m1a

m2g-t+m2a

then we solved for T in equation one and plugged it into equation two... in that problem the Tension was the same on both sides but in the picture on the problem they have labeled them T1, T2 and T3 so I'm not sure

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# Homework Help: Pulley with three masses what is T1?

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