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    A passenger is pulling on the strap of a 17.8 kg suitcase with a force of 68.9 N. The strap makes an angle of 35.7 degrees above the horizontal. A 38.6 N friction force opposes the motion of the suitcase. Calculate the acceleration of the suitcase.

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