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Unformatted text preview: (b) A string that will not stretch constrains the two blocks to accelerate at the same rate but in opposite directions. Block A accelerates down the incline with the same acceleration that Block B has up the incline. The system consists of the two blocks, as indicated in the figure. (c) Assess: The inclined coordinate systems allow the acceleration a to be purely along the xaxis. This is convenient since the one component of a is zero, simplifying the mathematical expression of Newton’s second law....
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This note was uploaded on 12/10/2011 for the course PHYS 1211 taught by Professor Geller during the Fall '09 term at UGA.
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 Force, Friction, Gravity, Mass

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