1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data A sleigh with a mass of 150 kg from rest is horizontally towed to the left . This is done using a rope that makes an angle of 30 ° with the horizontale. The tensile force is 200 N. (Neglect friction forces.) a. What is the horizontal component of the force? b. What acceleration will the sleigh get ? 2. Relevant equations F: m xa 3. The attempt at a solution for a ) horizontal component zo Fx = 200 N x cos (30°) = 173.2N For b) a= F/m => 173.2N / 150 kg = 1.155m/s^2 For b ) i thought we had to use tensile force ?? why do we use Fx instead of tensile force ???