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A system of two masses

A cart of weight m1 is pulled uphill on a 15 degrees slope by a bucket of weight m2 dropping vertically. Ignoring friction and the weight of the cable, determine how m1 and m2 must be related in order for the system to move with constant speed.

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By using Newton's equation of motion, the force is the weight of m2 and ...

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The solution calculates the ratio of two masses to keep a system of these two masses moving at a constant speed.