# An object with a mass of #3 kg# is acted on by two forces. The first is #F_1= < -2 N , -3 N># and the second is #F_2 = < -1 N, 6 N>#. What is the object's rate and direction of acceleration?

##### 1 Answer

Jul 30, 2016

rate:

direction;

#### Explanation:

Newton's 2nd law

So

Breaking that vector into a scalar and a direction:

**SCALAR:**

**DIRECTION:**

in terms of direction, we can **dot product** it against the **unit x vector** ,

reconciling