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Two vectors acting on a moving object that has a mass of 27kg.One force has a magnitude of 12 N and points due south, while the other force has a magnitude of 17N and points due west,find acceleration of the object?

Calculate the resultant force acting on the object:

RF² = 12² + 17²

RF² = 433

RF = 20.8N

Acceleration =force/mass

Acceleration = 20.8/27

acceleration = 0.770m/s²

Direction:

Tan Θ = 12/17

Tan Θ = 0.7059

Θ = 35.2° south of west

***********************************************************************************I understand everything but the last part under "Direction"

First, I want to know if my graph is ok. Can you please tell me if my graph of the problem is OK?

Calculate the resultant force acting on the object:

RF² = 12² + 17²

RF² = 433

RF = 20.8N

Acceleration =force/mass

Acceleration = 20.8/27

acceleration = 0.770m/s²

Direction:

Tan Θ = 12/17

Tan Θ = 0.7059

Θ = 35.2° south of west

***********************************************************************************I understand everything but the last part under "Direction"

First, I want to know if my graph is ok. Can you please tell me if my graph of the problem is OK?