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 Mar 2nd 2018, 06:46 AM #1 Junior Member   Join Date: Mar 2018 Posts: 1 Inclined plane problem Two bodies with mass m1 and m2 are tied together with an inexstensible and massless string rolled over a massless pulley put at the top of the incline with angle 30 . m2=5 kg which is on the incline is blocked and T=10 N . m2 is let loose and the system starts moving freely. The distance traveled in the first second is d=0.5 m . Calculate: coefficient of friction , T when the system is moving . The answers given are : mu=0.2 and T=11 N. I don't get the same answers no matter what I do. I get for mu=0.34 . Help please.
 Mar 2nd 2018, 10:37 AM #2 Senior Member   Join Date: Apr 2015 Location: Somerset, England Posts: 995 So what did you get for the mass of m1?

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