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# Question: referring to the interactive figure below suppose two astronauts are...

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Referring to the Interactive Figure below, suppose two astronauts are using jet packs to push a 940 kg satellite toward the space shuttle, as shown in the figure below. With the coordinate system indicated in the figure, astronaut #1 pushes in the positive x-direction and astronaut #2 pushes in a direction 52° above the x-axis. Astronaut #1 pushes with a force of magnitude F1 = 26 N and astronaut #2 pushes with a force of magnitude F2 = 45 N.

(a) Do you expect the direction of the satellite's acceleration to be greater than, less than, or equal to 32°?
(b) Find the direction of satellite's acceleration in this case.
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(c) Find the magnitude of the satellite's acceleration in this case.
___________ m/s2

Now, use what you have learned to answer the following. Suppose the satellite has a mass of 630, that astronaut #1 pushes with a force of magnitude F1 = 55 N and that astronaut #2 pushes with a force of magnitude F2 = 65 N in a direction 72° above the x-axis.

(d) Do you expect the direction of the satellite's acceleration to be greater than, less than, or equal to 41°?
(e) Find the direction of satellite's acceleration in this case.
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(f) Find the magnitude of the satellite's acceleration in this case.
___________ m/s2

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