(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. Three astronauts, propelled by jet backpacks, push and guide a 148 kg asteroid toward a processing dock, exerting the forces shown in the figure, with F1 = 29 N, F2 = 54 N, F3 = 40 N, θ1 = 30°, and θ3 = 60°. What is the (a) magnitude and (b) angle (measured relative to the positive direction of the x axis) of the asteroid's acceleration?

2. F=ma

3. So I've been trying to do this problem and I can't seem to figure it out. I'm on my last attempt on my online homework so I really need some help. Here's how far I've gotten:

Ax=((29cos30)+(54cos0)+(40cos60))/148=0.667

Ay=((29sin30)+(54sin0)+(40sin60))/148=0.332

sqrt0.332^{2}+0.667^{2}=0.748

invertan(0.332/0.667)=26.5degrees

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# Homework Help: Magnitude and Acceleration Problem

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