I'm just practicing some tension questions. Say there were two weights free hanging on a pully. One side hangs a 9kg weight and the other side hands a 6kg weight. So, the acceleration would be: a=F/m, a=(3kg*10m/s^2)/15kg, a=2m/s^2(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Now, I want to find the tension force on the 9kg block. It’s acceleration down at 2m/s^2

T=m(g-a)

T=9kg(8 m/s^2)

T=72 N

Did I do this correct?

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# Homework Help: Tension acceleration homework question

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