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3D Statics?

  1. Jun 26, 2011 #1
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  3. Jun 26, 2011 #2
    How would you solve this if it were in 2 dimensions?
  4. Jun 26, 2011 #3
    By using the distance formula? I tried doing that but I must be doing it wrong.
  5. Jun 26, 2011 #4

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    Start by finding the x, y, and z components of each force and adding them?

    Can you find the direction of each force (x,y,z) to start with?
  6. Jun 27, 2011 #5
    I figured it out. Thanks =]
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