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Homework Help: Sum of forces = ma

  1. Dec 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

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    2. Relevant equations

    Sum of forces = MA

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I already found the answer to part A, which is 10kg. But for part B I am not sure which box to draw my FBD on.
     
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  3. Dec 14, 2008 #2

    Doc Al

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    Since you want the acceleration of body A, analyze the forces on body A.
     
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