Two forces

Two forces with magnitudes of 25 and 30 pounds act on an object at angles of 10° and 100° respectively. Find the direction and magnitude of the resultant force. Round to two decimal places in all intermediate steps and in your final answer.


Correct result:

α =  60.19 °
m =  19.41

Solution:

F=F1+F2 x=Fx1+Fx2 y=Fy1+Fy2  x=25sin(10)+30sin(100)=19.41 y=25cos(10)+30cos(100)=33.89 α=arctanyx=60.19 
r=x2+y2=19.41



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