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# In Figure 4-38a, a 0.500-kg block is suspended at the midpoint of a 1.25-m-long string. The ends of the string are attached to the ceiling at points separated by 1.00 m.$(c)$ The 0.500-kg block is removed and two 0.250-kg blocks are attached to the string such that the lengths of the three string segments are equal (Figure 4-38b). What is the tension in each segment of the string?

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$(c)$ We need to find the tension in each segment of the string $T_{1}$, $T_{2}$, and $T_{3}$. We have $m_{1}=m_{2}=0.250\mathrm{~kg}$. To make the problem easy, we can plot this diagram: ## Recommended textbook solutions #### Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics

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