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Direction of resultant force from a point

  1. Oct 14, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I managed to get Fy = 900N , Fx = 200N and FR= 922N , how to get the distance from A is 3.56m ? tetha= arc tan (922/200) = 77.5 degree

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  3. Oct 14, 2015 #2


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    The problem is given in units of pounds and feet, so you should do your calculations in the same units.

    It is not clear how you arrived at your answers. Please provide your detailed calculations.

    BTW, θ = theta, not 'tetha'.
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