Pretend you are on a planet similar to Earth where the acceleration of gravity is approxi- mately 10 m/s2. The pulley is massless and frictionless.

Pretend you are on a planet similar to Earthwhere the acceleration of gravity is approxi-mately 10 m/s2.The pulley is massless and frictionless. Amassless inextensible string is attached to themasses. The objects are initially held at rest. If a third object with a mass of 23 kg ishung on one of the 46 kg objects as shownand the objects are released, the magnitudeof the acceleration ~a of the 23 kg object isThe picture shows a pulley holding a 46kg mass on either side with a string, and there is a 23kg object attached to the bottom of one of the 46kg objects. There is a 9m distance between the 46kg object that is by itself and the one with the 23kg mass attached, the one with the mass attached being higher up than that other.