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**1. Homework Statement**

a block with mass m1= 2 kg, and a block of mass m2 = 6kg are connected by a massless string over a pulley in the shape of a solid disk having radius R = .25m and mass M = 10 kg. These blocks are allowed to move on a fixed wedge of angle pheta = 30 degrees. the coefficent of kinetic friction is .36 for both blocks and pulley. Determine A) the acceleration of the two blocks and

**B) the tensions in the string on both sides of the pulley.**

**2. Homework Equations**

well, I already solved part A) I just need help with part B. I used the sumTorque = Ialpha, where alpha = a/R. along with this equation below:

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

well, i wanted to solve for a so i did the following:(note f=coefficent of friction*): -T1Rf+60cos(T2)Rf = 1/2mR^2*(a/R) ====> -T1f +60cos(T2)f = 1/2ma.

M2gf - T1f + 60cosT2f = 1/2Ma

M2gf = M1af + 60cosM2af + 1/2Ma

M2gf = a(M1f + 60cosM2f + 1/2M)

a = M2gf/(M1f + 60cosM2f + 1/2M) = .31 m/s^2

Im not sure how to solve for the Tension though, do i use the same equation??