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An object with mass m = 5.00 kg
rests on a frictionless horizontal table
and is connected to a cable that passes
over a pulley and is then fastened to a
hanging object with mass m, = 10.0 kg,
as shown in Figure P4.64. Find (a)
the acceleration of each object and
(b) the tension in the cable.
Figure P4.64
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An object with mass m = 5.00 kg rests on a frictionless horizontal table and is connected to a cable that passes over a pulley and is then fastened to a hanging object with mass m, = 10.0 kg, as shown in Figure P4.64. Find (a) the acceleration of each object and (b) the tension in the cable. Figure P4.64

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Step 1

Given,

            m1=5.00kg

            m2=10.0kg

Step 2

(a)

The tension on the string can be given as

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T=m,a =5 xa. (I)

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Step 3

Also,

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m,g - T=m,a 9x9.8- T=10a 88.2 -T = 10a.. (II)

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