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Tensions Problem: 2 ropes and 3 blocks

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Homework Statement



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What is the tension in the cord connecting B and C? How far does A move in the first 0.250 seconds of movement assuming it does not reach the pulley?


Homework Equations



F=ma

The Attempt at a Solution



Tension1=(Mass of A)(acceleration)
Tension1 - (Mass of B)(gravity)=(Mass of B)(acceleration)
 
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