# physics

posted by
**anonymous**
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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