A 5kg mass is 4m away from a 10kg mass. Find the gravitational force on the 5kg mass due to the other mass. What is the force on the 10kg mass due to the 5kg mass? If both masses are free to move, what are their respective accelerations?
A "swing" ride at a carnival consists of chairs that are swung in a circle by 12.0 m cables attached to a vertical rotating pole. Suppose the total mass of a chair and its occupant is 220 kg. (a) Determine the tension in the cable attached to the chair. (b) Find the speed of the chair.
A uniform rope of mass m and length l is attached to a block of mass M. The rope is pulled with force, F. Find the tension at distance x from the end of the rope. Neglect gravity.