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Homework Help: How to find t1,t2 when only given t3

  1. Sep 16, 2012 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    Determine the magnitude of vectors T1
    & T2 such that the sum of all the
    vectors is zero.
    Use T3 = 127.4

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I tried to plot it out and stuff but I never worked with these kinds of problems what is a good way to solve for t1 and t2 when only given the angles. t1 angle = 37 degrees north west, and t2 angle is 53 degrees north east? while t3 has no angle given just it's magnitude which is 127.4 how would I solve? for t1 and t2's magnitude using the information listed?
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  3. Sep 16, 2012 #2


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    From the given data can you find the angle between T1 and T2?
    Do you know how to find the components of vector along the resultant?
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