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Homework Help: Need help on this force problem

  1. Sep 27, 2008 #1
    A 1000 kg car is pulling a 325 kg trailer. Together, the car and trailer have an acceleration of 2.18 m/s2 in the forward direction. Neglecting frictional forces on the trailer.


    Find the resultant force exerted by the car on the road magnitude and
    direction
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Sep 28, 2008 #2
    force(N) = mass(kg) * acceleration(m/s^2)
     
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