Here is the question: A duck has a mass of 2.5kg. As the duck paddles, a force of 0.10N acts on it in a direction due east. In addition, the current of the water exerts a force of 0.20N in a direction of 52degrees south of east. When the forces begin to act, the velocity of the duck is 0.11m/s in a direction due east. Find the magnitude and direction (relative to due east) of the displacement that the duck undergoes in 3.0s while the forces are acting.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

SO, I attemted to find the acceleration for the x and y and then use the tangent-1 to find the angle and the x=Vot + 1/2a(t)squared. Again not getting the answer in the back of the book 0.78m, 21degrees south of east

Obviously I am approaching this problem wrong?! Any advice??

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