A force Farrowbold1 of magnitude 5.30 units acts on an object at the origin in a direction θ = 51.0° above the positive x-axis. (See the figure below.) A second force Farrowbold2 of magnitude 5.00 units acts on the object in the direction of the positive y-axis. Find graphically the magnitude and direction of the resultant force Farrowbold1 + Farrowbold2.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

the magnitude is 9.71

and the direction is 69.9 ° counterclockwise from the +x axis

where i am stuck is the direction part. I dont know what angle they are talking about to find it.

Could you please help explain how to find the direction of the resultant force counterclockwise from the +x axis?

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# Homework Help: Finding the direction of the resultant

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