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Two people are pulling a boat through the water as in the figure below. Each exerts a force of 600 N directed at a è = 45.0° angle relative to the forward motion of the boat. If the boat moves with constant velocity, find the resistive force exerted by the water on the boat.

each is pulling with a forward component of 600cos45
Resistive force then is 1200cos45
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