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## Homework Statement

## Homework Equations

Code:

`a(total) = sqrt( a(tangential)^2 + a(radial)^2 )`

## The Attempt at a Solution

I wrote out equations for the forces in the radial and tangential directions:

Code:

```
F(radial) = T - ( mg * cos(θ) )
F(tangential) = mg * sin(θ)
```

Code:

```
a(radial) = (T/m) - ( g * cos(θ) )
a(tangential) = g * sin(θ)
```

**a(total) = sqrt( a(tangential)^2 + a(radial)^2 )**:

which simplifies to:

My answer is incorrect and I'm not sure what I did wrong.

Any help would be appreciated.