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mmh 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 andthe water exerts a resistive force of 1200 N due east. What are the magnitude and direction of the boat’s acceleration?

$+0.31 \mathrm{m} / \mathrm{s}^{2}$

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