# Physical Science

Two tugboats are towing a ship. each exerts a horizontal force of 5 tons and the angle between their tow ropes is 90. what net force is exerted on the ship?

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3. 👁 880
1. each is pulling in the forward direction 5cos45
so the net force =10cos45

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2. 👎 2
2. 29 tons

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