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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 Newton’s 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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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2012 for the course PHY 211 taught by Professor Souder during the Spring '08 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '08