1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data An 8.50kg point mass and a 14.0kg point mass are held in place 50.0cm apart. A particle of mass M is released from a point between the two masses 17.0cm from the 8.50kg mass along the line connecting the two fixed masses. Find the magnitude of the acceleration of the particle. 2. Relevant equations I have a feeling i'm suppos to get the Sum of the Forces in the x and y direction. 3. The attempt at a solution Tried something from the book, but the book uses angles, while angles aren't mentioned here. M | 8.50 kg-------.17m--------.5m-----------------14.0kg Please help. Just tell me where to begin and I'll do the work. THanks.