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Homework Help: Step Pulley System

  1. May 2, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    A step Pulley system is shown in the figure.The string and Pulley are of Negligible Mass.The relation Between the acceleration of Block and Block will be what then ?I am having troubles in approaching this question!


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  3. May 2, 2014 #2
    What did you try?
     
  4. May 2, 2014 #3
    Ratio of their tension 1:2 and Ratio of tension=ratio of acceleration=1:2
    But the answer is 1:4
     
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