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Tension Problem.

  1. Oct 11, 2011 #1
    Two blocks are connected by a string and are pulled vertically upward by a force of 165 N applied to the upper block.....

    1. find the tension T in the string connecting the blocks.

    First off.. are my body diagrams correct?

    I'm sure all I've drawn are correct other than the two tension forces.....?

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  3. Oct 11, 2011 #2


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    Good start, I probably would have drawn the Tension on the 1.00 kg above the body - like you did with the force F on the 2.00 kg body.

    I probably would have drawn all forces starting at their point of action. Centre of mass for Weight, Contact point for the others.
  4. Oct 11, 2011 #3
    Thank you.
    Can some one give me a clue on how to find the answer to question (1)?
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