Moving Pulley System
Moving Pulley System#
A truck moving at a constant velocity has a mass \(m_1\) in its back connected by a massless frictionless pulley to a hanging mass \(m_2\) as shown in the image.
What direction is the acceleration of the mass \(m_2\)? (You may assume that the force of friction between the mass \(m_1\) and the back of the truck is negligible).
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