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Acceleration question

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acceleration question!!

Homework Statement


A 4.9 kg object hangs at one end of a rope that
is attached to a support on a railroad boxcar.
When the car accelerates to the right, the
rope makes an angle of 25◦ with the vertical
The acceleration of gravity is 9.8 m/s2 .
look at the picture

Homework Equations


F=ma


The Attempt at a Solution


I used the formula to find F of the object, but im not sure how to use the angle given to find acceleration
 

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Show your work. What forces act on the object? What is the direction of the resultant force?


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