Ok I've been working on this problem for a while, and I'm kinda new to physics, so bear with me. So here it is:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Heres the picture of the problem:

A frictionless pulley with zero mass is attached to the ceiling, in a gravity field of 9.81 m/s2. Mass M2=0.150 kg is being accelerated downward with a=1.10 m/s2. Calculate the mass m1.

Just assume there is no compression/stretching of the rope on this problem. ALso, I guess the acceleration of M1 would be -1.10 m/s^2, correct? Beyond this I'm really confused. Any help would be greatly appreciated! Thanks.

Steven

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# Homework Help: Pully Problem, Force/Tension

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