# An object with a mass of #14# #kg# is acted on by two forces. The first is #F_1= < 5 N , 3 N># and the second is #F_2 = < 2 N, 7 N>#. What is the object's rate and direction of acceleration?

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May 22, 2016

The acceleration will be

#### Explanation:

First find the magnitude of the force acting, which is the vector sum of the forces:

Then, using Newton's Second Law:

To find the direction:

Which yields