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two men decide to use their cars to pull a truck stuck in mud. they attach ropes and one pulls with a force of 526 N at an angle of 32deg with respect to the direction the truck is headed, while the other car pulls with a force of 788 N at an angle of 26deg with respect to the same direction. what is the net forward force exerted on the truck in the direction it is headed? answers in N

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    526 cos 32 + 788 cos 26

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