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## Homework Statement

A ramp with mass M rests on a frictionless floor, and another mass m rests on the ramp itself. There is no friction between the ramp and the mass. Find the acceleration of ramp and mass m. The ans are given but I don't understand them. For the acceleration of the ramp, why is there (msinx)^2 in the mass component. For the acceleration of mass m, how does mass M factor into the eqn? Can someone please show me how to get the ans?[/B]

## Homework Equations

Ans given are

Acceleration of ramp=mgsinxcosx/M+(msinx)2

Acceleration of mass m=[(M+m)gsinx]/M+(msinx)^2[/B]

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried but failed[/B]