First here is the problem: Only two forces act on an object(mass 3.00kg) as in the drawing(40.0N in the x direction and 60.0N north-east and a 45 degree angle between them) Find the magnitude and direction, relative to the x-axis of the acceleration of the object.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I have tried finding the x and y components of each vector and then adding the x components and y components together to get the resultant and then using a=F/M and the tangent to determine the angle(direction) BUT I keep getting the wrong answer!! Please explain!!

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# Homework Help: Forces and Vectors Problem?

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