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**[SOLVED] Force Problem**

**1. Homework Statement**

Only two forces act on an object (mass = 3.00 kg), as in the drawing (below). Find the magnitude and direction (relative to the x-axis) of the acceleration of the object.

http://img148.imageshack.us/img148/6302/imgfbic2.png [Broken]

**2. Homework Equations**

F=ma

**3. The Attempt at a Solution**

F=ma

40N=(3.00kg)(a)

13.33m/s/s=a

**Correct answer: 30.9m/s/s, 27.2 degrees above the +x axis.**

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