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

A particular object is moving on a horizontal (x,y) plane with a velocity of 10 m/s in the (+x) direction. It is simulaneously acted upon by two horizontal forces. F1= 225 N at an angle of 30 degrees with respect to (+x) and F2= 135N at an angle of -75 degrees with respect to (+x). Find the magnitude and direction of a third applied force that will leave the system in a state of equilibrium. Is the equilibrium static or dynamic? Explain your answer.

2. Relevant equations

I only know how to get started on this... I need help

3. The attempt at a solution

I understand that the y components are ignored since there is a constant velocity in this system and acceleration would therefore equal 0. I drew a free-body diagram with force of gravity pointing downard, normal force pointing up, and the two other force vectors. Now what?

Thank you for your help!

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