Problem: The two blocks in the figure (Figure 1) are sliding down the incline. What is the tension in the massless string?

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For force problems, we always use Newton's second law:

ΣF=ma

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The two blocks in the figure(Figure 1) are sliding

The two blocks in the figure (Figure 1) are sliding down the incline. What is the tension in the massless string?

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