prob_063 - 63. REASONING According to Newtons second law,...

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63. REASONING According to Newton’s second law, the acceleration has the same direction as the net force and a magnitude given by a = Σ F / m . SOLUTION Since the two forces are perpendicular, the magnitude of the net force is given by the Pythagorean theorem as () 22 40.0 N 60.0 N F Σ= + . Thus, according to Newton’s second law, the magnitude of the acceleration is
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