Problem: A box, mass m, hangs from the pulley system shown to the right. What is the tension in the rope that runs over the pulleys? (Assume the rope and pulleys are massless and frictionless.) A) mg B) mg/2 C) 2mg D) mg/4 E) mg/6

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A box, mass m, hangs from the pulley system shown to the right. What is the tension in the rope that runs over the pulleys? (Assume the rope and pulleys are massless and frictionless.)

A) mg

B) mg/2

C) 2mg

D) mg/4

E) mg/6

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