(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Two horses pull horizontally on ropes attached to a tree stump. Each horse pulls with a force of magnitude F. If the resultant force (vector R) has the magnitude R = 1.51 F, what is the angle (in degrees) between the two ropes?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Ry= 0+cos

Rx= 1+ sin

R= 1.51

sin=cos/1.54

tan= 1/1.54

angle= 33 degrees

33 * 2 = total angle for both of 66 degrees

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