"At a particular instant in time, a shot-putter pushes on a 5kg shot with a force of 90N at an angle of 45 degrees above the horizontal. If the only other force acting on the shot is due to gravity, what is the direction and magnitude of the shot's acceleration vector"(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Im stumped - i cant seem to grasp the concept of direction (in degrees) and how to work it out. No idea how the 5kgs comes into play either. Any hints to get me started would be fantastic

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# Homework Help: Shotputter - Projectile Motion

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