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Two packing crates of masses
10.0 kg and 5.00 kg are con-
nected by a light string that
passes over a frictionless pul-
ley as in Figure P4.60. The
5.00-kg crate lies on a smooth
incline of angle 40.0°. Find
(a) the acceleration of the
5.00-kg crate and (b) the ten-
sion in the string.
5.00 kg
10.0 kg
40.0°
Figure P4.60
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Two packing crates of masses 10.0 kg and 5.00 kg are con- nected by a light string that passes over a frictionless pul- ley as in Figure P4.60. The 5.00-kg crate lies on a smooth incline of angle 40.0°. Find (a) the acceleration of the 5.00-kg crate and (b) the ten- sion in the string. 5.00 kg 10.0 kg 40.0° Figure P4.60

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The below figure represents the free body diagram of the crate.

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40° m2g sin 40° m2g cos 40° m2g mig 40°

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Given that m, =10.0kg, and m, = 5 kg From the diagram, [1] [2] Add equation [1]and [2] Т -т,g sin 40° %3D т,а тg-T%3Dта g(m, – m, sin 40°) = a(m, + m,) g (10.0kg – 5kg sin 40°) (10.0 kg + 5 kg) = 4.43m/s (a)The acceleration of the crate is 4.43m/s

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