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Homework Help: Force vectors

  1. Sep 3, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Two snowcats tow and emergency shelter to a new location near McMurdo Station, Antartica. (the top view is shown. the cables are horizontal.) The total force F'a +F'b exerted on the shelter is in the direction parallel to the line L and its magnitude is 400lbs. Graphically determine the magnitudes of F'a and F'b.

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    I really need help to fight a solution to this proglem


    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 3, 2007 #2
    just letting you know, no one is going to help you unless you show some work so that when someone who can actually help you checks your post; they can help you out w/o saying what i'm telling you know right now (and wasting more time).
     
  4. Sep 4, 2007 #3
    no thanks! figured it out already!
     
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