Wednesday
October 1, 2014

Homework Help: physics

Posted by anonymous on Monday, June 14, 2010 at 12:35pm.

The accelerating force of the wind on a small 200-kg sailboat is 707 N north. If the drag of the keel is 500 N acting west, what is the acceleration of the boat?
A) 1.5 m/s2 35 degrees north of east
B) 2.5 m/s2 55 degrees north of west
C) 3.0 m/s2 35 degrees north of east
D) 4.3 m/s2 55 degrees north of west
E) 1.5 m/s2 55 degrees north of west

Answer this Question

First Name:
School Subject:
Answer:

Related Questions

Physics - The force exerted by the wind on a sailboat is approximately ...
physics - The wind exerts a force of 280 N North on a sailboat, while the water ...
physics - The wind exerts a force of 305 N North on a sailboat, while the water ...
Physics - The wind exerts a force of 284 N North on a sailboat, while the water ...
Physics - the wind blows with a force of 425N north on a sail boat, while the ...
physics - A model sailboat is slowly sailing west across a pond at 0.342 m/s. A ...
Physics - A 15700 kg sailboat experiences an eastward force 22000 N due to the ...
physics - A 16000 kg sailboat experiences an eastward force of 17700 N due to ...
science - A 14700 kg sailboat experiences an eastward force of 29800 N due to ...
physics - A model sailboat is slowly sailing west across a a pond at.33m/s. a ...

Search
Members