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Homework Help: How to solve the x' and y component force

  1. Apr 5, 2013 #1
    The device is used for surgical replacement of the knee joint .If the force acting along the leg is 360N determine its component along the x' and y axes.....
    please tell me how to solve...thanks

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  3. Apr 5, 2013 #2
    By drawing right angled triangles and using trigonometry.
  4. Apr 5, 2013 #3


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    Do you know the formula for the component of a force F along an axis at angle theta to the direction of F?
  5. Oct 26, 2015 #4
    which book is that pls answer :))))))))))))))))))))))
  6. Oct 26, 2015 #5
    which book is that pls answer
  7. Oct 26, 2015 #6


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    The original post is from 2013 and the member made only the one post. It is rather unlikely that they will ever be back to answer your query.
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