Friday

October 24, 2014

October 24, 2014

Posted by **Cyndy** on Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 2:32pm.

What is the angle that the resultant makes with

the 175-pound force?

A. 22°

B. 24°

C. 32°

D. 18°

- Trigonometry -
**Steve**, Wednesday, August 1, 2012 at 3:12pmlet the 175-lb force point in the x direction. Then the 230-lb force acts at an angle θ = 42°.

The two forces form adjacent sides of a parallelogram, with diagonal reaching to

(175+230cos42°,230sin42°) = (346,154)

The angle φ of the diagonal is found using

tan φ = 154/346, so

φ = 24°

**Answer this Question**

**Related Questions**

trig, math - A 175-pound force and a 230-pound force are acting on the same ...

physics - A 34-pound crate is pushed across the floor by a 30-pound horizontal ...

Halp me or i fall - Write the number that makes the statement true. 1. 205.5 m...

Physics - Solve this question, the resultant of two force acting at right angle ...

Science - A force of 650N is acting upwards and a force of 850N is acting ...

physics - Find the resultant, in magnitude and direction of a force of 40 N ...

Heat transfer: conversion - is it possible to convert British thermal unit/ ...

physics - A 26 N force and a 42 N force act concurrently at point P. The larger ...

MATH116 - Two forces of magnitudes 60 Newtons and 80 Newtons make an angle of 30...

physics (vector) - the force f1 and f2 are acting on a body one force is double ...