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Finding the acceleration of the center of mass

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Two forces F1 →= 2i ^ + 3j^N acting on a mass m1 =1.5 kg, andF2→= i^+ j^N acting on a mass m2= 1.0 kg.The magnitude of the acceleration of the center of mass of the system is?
 

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Delta2
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you need to show us your attempt at the solution, otherwise the rules of Physics Forums don't allow us to help

What equation do you know that relates the acceleration of the c.o.m of a system and the external forces acting on the system?
 
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Moderator's note: This same question was posted in other forums. Posting the same question multiple times is against PF rules. The other copies have been deleted; this one remains as it is the most appropriate place for discussion of the question.
 

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