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**FOUR-STEP PLAN**

* Step 1: FBD* - Draw

*individual*free body diagrams of A and B.

* Step 2: Newton* - From each FBD, write down the Newton's equation for components along the incline.

* Step 3: Kinematics* - You will need to use the cable-pulley system kinematics that we worked with earlier in the semester. Please review the material from Section 1.D of the lecture book to relate the accelerations of blocks A and B.

* Step 4: Solve *- Combine your equations from Steps 2 and 3 to solve for the accelerations of blocks A and B.

For the (B) equation in the solution video, why was the right side 2m*ab instead of m*ab?

Never mind