An object of mass m 1 hangs from a string that passes over a very light fixed pulley P 1 as shown in Figure P4.68. The string connects to a second very light pulley P 2 . A second string passes around this pulley with one end attached to a wall and the other to an object of mass m 2 on a frictionless, horizontal table, (a) If a 1 and a 2 , are the accelerations of m 1 and m 2 , respectively, what is the relation between these accelerations? Find expressions for (b) the tensions in the strings and (c) the accelerations a 1 and a 2 ? in terms of the masses m 1 and m 2 . and g . Figure P4.68

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Chapter 4, Problem 68AP
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An object of mass m1 hangs from a string that passes over a very light fixed pulley P1 as shown in Figure P4.68. The string connects to a second very light pulley P2. A second string passes around this pulley with one end attached to a wall and the other to an object of mass m2 on a frictionless, horizontal table, (a) If a1 and a2, are the accelerations of m1 and m2, respectively, what is the relation between these accelerations? Find expressions for (b) the tensions in the strings and (c) the accelerations a1 and a2? in terms of the masses m1 and m2. and g.

Chapter 4, Problem 68AP, An object of mass m1 hangs from a string that passes over a very light fixed pulley P1 as shown in

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