February 20, 2017

Homework Help: physics

Posted by anonymous on Friday, June 11, 2010 at 11:59am.

Five boys are pushing on a snowball, and each is pushing with a force of 20.0 N. However, each boy is pushing in a different direction. They are pushing north, northeast, east, southeast, and south. (Each boy is pushing at an angle of 45.0° relative to his neighbor.) What is the magnitude of the total force on the ball?
A) 0
B) 17.1 N
C) 24.1 N
D) 48.3 N
E) 50.0 N

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