Newton's first and Second Law

Physics
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A child's toy train involves an engine of mass 5.00 kg and 5 toy freight cars mass of 1.0 kg each. For simplicity treat the wheels of the freight cars as frictionless so that all traction is provided by the locomotive which can generate a force of 20 N. What is the tension in the coupling between the locomotive and the first car?

Jun 8th, 2015

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T=Mg+Ma

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Jun 8th, 2015

Is it the total mass? and How did you come up with that equation?


Jun 8th, 2015

Is it the total mass? and How did you come up with that equation?

Jun 8th, 2015

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