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boy pulls a toy cart of mass 2 kg with a force of 3 N at an angle of 60° with respect to the horizontal road. What is the acceleration produced by the cart?

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    Well, break the force pulling into a horizontal component, and a vertical component.

    Horizontal: 3cos60=1.5N

    It bothers me that friction is being ignored, however..

    Pullingforce-friction=m*a
    1.5-0=2*acceleration solve for acceleration.

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