(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two perpendicular forces, one of 45.0 N directed upward and the second of 60.0 N directed to the right, act simultaneously on an object with a mass of 35.0 kg. What is the magnitude of the resultant acceleration of the object?

A. 8.68 m/s^2

B. 3.00 m/s^2

C. 5.25 m/s^2

D. 1.41 m/s^2

2. Relevant equations

F = ma to a = F/m

3. The attempt at a solution

a = F/35.0 kg

I simply don't understand what to do with the two forces? Should I draw a diagram? Please help me!

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# Homework Help: Perpendicular Forces, Acceleration and Mass Problem

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