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    Tension in the string

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    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.

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    The answer is 36.2 N

    m1 = 5 kg
    m2 = 9 kg
    u1 = 0.15

    a1 = ...

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

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