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Nov2308, 09:13 PM

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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
A 46 N force acts S32^{o}W while a 56 N force acts S40^{o}E. Calculate the magnitude and direction of the equilibrant. 2. Relevant equations Not really sure... 3. The attempt at a solution Well, I got the answer for the magnitude. I used C^{2}=a^{2} + b^{2}  2abcosC and I got 60 N. But I do not understand how to get the direction. An explanation would greatly help! 



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Nov2408, 03:17 AM

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