Forces on earth directions

A force of 60 N [North] and 80 N [East] is exerted on an object wigth 10 kg. What is the acceleration of the object?

Correct result:

a =  10 m/s2

Solution:

m=10 kg F1=60 N F2=80 N  F=F12+F22=602+802=100 N F=ma a=F/m=100/10=10 m/s2



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