# physics

posted by ianian

A pair of fuzzy dice are hanging by a string in my car from the rear-view mirror. I hit the gas pedal, and while I accelerate the fuzzy dice no longer hang straight down, but instead make an angle θ of 15 degrees with respect to the vertical. How fast am I accelerating in m/s2?

Details and assumptions
The acceleration of gravity is −9.8 m/s2.
Treat the fuzzy dice as point masses.

1. Elena

ma = Tsinθ
mg= Tcosθ
a/g =tanθ =>
a=g• tanθ

2. Student

Hey can you please tell the numrical answer I can`t get it :)

3. ssrfs

2.626

4. Anirudh Mahapatro

2.626

5. Stranger

Lol brilliant cheaters wtf

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