# physics

An apple crate with a weight of 225 N accelerates along a frictionless surface as the crate is pulled with a force of 14.5 N as shown in the drawing.
What is the horizontal acceleration of the crate?

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1. M*g = 225, M = 225/g = 225/9.8 = 23 kg.

F = M*a, a = F/M = 14.5/23 = 0.630 m/s^2.

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2. 0.597m/s^2

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