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Tension in the string

A 9.00 kg hanging weight is connected to a string over a pulley to a 5.00 kg block that is sliding on a flat table (see figure P5.24, page 142). If the coefficient of kinetic friction is 0.15, find the tension in the string.
a. 28.3 N
b. 36.2 N
c. 40.4 N
d. 53.4 N


Solution Summary

It shows how to find the tension in the string which is used to hangs a block over a pulley.