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find the magnitude and dirction of the resultant force of two perpendicular forces F1=3N and F2=4N

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  1. use Pythagoras to find the magnitude ... r^2 = 3^2 + 4^2

    starting at F2 , and measuring towards F1; the tangent of the resultant angle is ... 3 / 4

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