# Atwood machine

Consider the atwood's machine. Find the accelerations of the masses

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4 years, 6 months ago

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Well then, if you look at at the pulley at the left (assuming the tension in the string is T) you get 2T - T = 0*acceleration of the pulley, i.e 2T=T => T=0 so, technically their acceleration should be g

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Are the pulleys massless?

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Yes

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