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a boy is pulling on a wagon with a force of 70 N directed at an angle of 30 degrees to the horizontal. What force is the wagon being pulled horizontally?

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    since given angle is 30 deg to the horizontal, the horizontal force is just,
    Fx = F*cos(theta)
    Fx = 70*cos(30)
    now simplify this.

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