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Two forces are acting at a point make angle of 25 and 65 respectively with their resultant which is of magnitude 15N.Find the magnitude of two components forces

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  1. Say resultant is in x direction
    A at +25 and B at -65
    so
    Rx = 15 and Ry = 0
    and
    Rx = A cos 25 + B cos 65 = 15
    Ry = A sin 25 - B sin 65 = 0
    solve for A and B

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  2. Solve

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  3. Fx = 15cos25 = 13.6N
    Ft = 15sin65 = 13.6N

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