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Tension. Force exerted in cord is called “tension.”. If cord has negligible mass, force on one end = force on other end. T. T. F. M 1. M 2. frictionless surface. Find force of tension in cord connecting the boxes. M 1. M 2.

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Tension

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## Tension

Force exerted in cord is called

“tension.”

If cord has negligible mass,

force on one end = force on other end

T

T

F

M1

M2

frictionless surface

Find force of tension in cord

connecting the boxes.

M1

M2

cable is massless; pulley is massless & frictionless

Determine the tension in the cord