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Two forces are exerted on an object. A 32 N force acts at 220° and a 53 N force acts at 315°. What are the magnitude and direction of the equilibrant?


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    Find the resultant first:

    R=32cos220N + 32sin220E + 53Cos315N+53Sin315E

    combine the E, and N

    Then resultant is at an angle arctanE/N, of magnitude sqrt( Ecomponent^2+Ncomponent^2)

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    for the equilibrant, add 180 degrees to the resultant

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