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Twoblock system  what am I doing wrong? :(
See attempt at solution.
f_k = u_k * N (force of kinetic friction)
W = mg (weight on the blocks)
F_net = ma (net force)
T is the tension force.
See attachment. It contains all my work, and the diagram for the problem. Was I correct in assuming both T and a_x for both blocks are the same?
The answer should be 0.98 m/s^2 for the acceleration but I get 5.88 m/s^2. What am I doing wrong?
Homework Statement
See attempt at solution.
Homework Equations
f_k = u_k * N (force of kinetic friction)
W = mg (weight on the blocks)
F_net = ma (net force)
T is the tension force.
The Attempt at a Solution
See attachment. It contains all my work, and the diagram for the problem. Was I correct in assuming both T and a_x for both blocks are the same?
The answer should be 0.98 m/s^2 for the acceleration but I get 5.88 m/s^2. What am I doing wrong?
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