A boat has a mass of 6800 kg. Its engines generate a drive force of 4100 N, due west,while the wind exerts a force of 800 N, due east, and the water exerts a resistive force of 1200 N due east. What is the magnitude and direction of the boats acceleration?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com February 24, 2021, 2:16 pm ad1c9bdddf
Since water and wind exert force in the same direction, they are ...
The solution is comprised of a discussion on Newton's second law of motion, through determining the magnitude and direction of a boat's acceleration as it is acted on by both internal and external forces.