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Unformatted text preview: . (b) Are any of the forces applied to m 1 equal in magnitude to forces applied to m 2 ? Explain. (c) Draw vectors to show direction of the acceleration of each mass. Are they in the same or opposite direction? Do they have the same or different magnitudes? Block m 1 Block m 2 m 1 T F m 2 Physics 211 Spring 2012 Syracuse University Homework Problem Set 5 p.2 (d) Determine the acceleration of m 1 . (e) Determine the tension in the string. 3. Three blocks (m 1 =2 kg, m 2 =3 kg, m 3 =4 kg) are in contact with each other on a frictionless, horizontal surface as shown below. A horizontal force F=18 N is applied to m 1 . Draw free-body diagrams and mark pairs of forces satisfying 3 rd Newtons Law. (a) find the acceleration of the blocks (b) find the magnitudes of the net forces on each block (c) find the magnitudes of the contact forces between the blocks Block m 1 Block m 2 Block m 3 m 1 m 2 m 3 F...
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