# An object with a mass of #5 kg# is acted on by two forces. The first is #F_1= < 1 N , 4 N># and the second is #F_2 = < 5 N, 2 N>#. What is the object's rate and direction of acceleration?

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Mar 23, 2017

The rate of acceleration is

#### Explanation:

The resultant force is

We apply Newton's second Law

The magnitude of the acceleration is

The direction is

The angle is in the 1st quadrant