# A 8.90-kg hanging object is connected by a light, inextensible cord over a light, frictionless pulley to a 5.00-kg block that is sliding on a flat table. Taking the coefficient of kinetic friction as 0.165, find the tension in the string. (The block slides to the right in the diagram below.)

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A 8.90-kg hanging object is connected by a light, inextensible cord over a light, frictionless pulley to a 5.00-kg block that is sliding on a flat table. Taking the coefficient of kinetic friction as 0.165, find the tension in the string. (The block slides to the right in the diagram below.)

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Step 1

The net horizontal force acting on the object mass m1 is,

The net vertical force acting on the object mass m2 is,

Step 2

Substitute the tension force acting on the object mass m1 in above relation, to find the acceleration of the block.

Step 3

Substitute the ...

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