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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A rope is used to pull a 10kg block across the floor with an acceleration of 3m/s^2. If the frictional force on the black is 50 N, what is the tension on the rope?

M=50kg

A= 3m/s^2

Frictional force is 50 N.

2. Relevant equations

F=ma

3. The attempt at a solution

In truth, I have no idea where to even start with this question. Though I did begin by drawing a free-body diagram, but that got me nowhere.

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# Homework Help: Tension on a rope-no idea how to even start.

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