Physics 12 - Quiz #1 
Inclines and Carts

Solution:

1. An 18 kg cart is connected to a 12 kg hanging block as shown. (Ignore friction.)

a) Draw a free-body diagram for the cart and block. (2 marks)
 

 
 
 
b) Determine the acceleration of the system of masses. (4 marks)


 

c) Determine the tension in the rope. (2 marks)

 
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