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# (Solved): A block of mass m_(1)=8kg that is free to move along a horizontal frictionless table, is connected ...

A block of mass

`m_(1)=8kg`

that is free to move along a horizontal frictionless table, is connected by a string that wraps over a frictionless pulley to a second block of mass

`m_(2)=3kg`

which is hanging above the ground. The table is accelerating upward with constant acceleration

`a_(0)=2(m)/(s^(2))`

. a. At which acceleration does block

`m_(2)`

falls relative to the table (that is, relative to an observer that is standing on the table)? 6.45 One possible correct answer is: 3.2181818181818 Now the table is accelerated to the right with acceleration

`a_(0)`

, as seen in the figure: b. What will be the downward acceleration of block

`m_(2)`

relative to the table in this case? One possible correct answer is: 1.2181818181818

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