posted by allie .
A 16000 kg sailboat experiences an eastward
force of 12400 N due to tide pushing its hull
while the wind pushes the sails with a force of
51900 N directed toward the northwest (45
westward of North or 45 northward ofWest).
What is the magnitude of the resultant ac-
celeration of the sailboat?
Answer in units of m/s2