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September 2, 2014

September 2, 2014

Posted by **Danilo** on Saturday, April 5, 2014 at 6:48am.

a)

What is the x component Fx of the resultant force?

Express your answer in newtons.

B)

What is the y component Fy of the resultant force?

Express your answer in newtons.

C)

What is the magnitude F of the resultant force?

Express your answer in newtons.

D)

What is the angle γ that the resultant force forms with the negative x axis? In this problem, assume that positive angles are measured clockwise from the negative x axis.

Express your answer in degrees.

- College Physics -
**Henry**, Monday, April 7, 2014 at 5:59pmF1 = 8.2N[125o]

F2 = 6.40N[233.4o]

A. Fx = 8.2*cos125 + 6.40*cos233.4 =

-8.519 N.

B. Fy = 8.2*sin125 + 6.40*sin233.4 =

1.579 N.

C. F^2 = -8.519^2 + 1.579^2 = 75.07

F = 8.66 N.

D. Tan Ar=Fy/Fx = 1.579/-8.519=-0.18535

Ar = -10.5o = Reference angle.

A = -10.5 + 180 = 169.5o = 10.5o Above

the negative x axis.

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