# An object with a mass of #2 kg# is acted on by two forces. The first is #F_1= < 2 N , 3 N># and the second is #F_2 = < -7 N, 1 N>#. What is the object's rate and direction of acceleration?

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Apr 23, 2018

The rate of acceleration is

#### Explanation:

The resultant force is

The mass of the object is

According to Newton's Second Law

Therefore,

The rate of acceleration is

The direction is