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Homework Help: Magnitude of force. need help solving for x

  1. Mar 25, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    2. Relevant equations
    I don't know what to do without having x cancel out.


    3. The attempt at a solution
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data



    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Mar 25, 2008 #2

    Kurdt

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    Are you trying to solve for x?
     
  4. Mar 25, 2008 #3

    1234 yes
     
  5. Mar 25, 2008 #4
    Multiply out the x, collect like terms, and divide.
     
  6. Mar 25, 2008 #5
    1.723x=.1+x
    1.723x-x =.1
    x-x=.1/1.723
    0=.....
     
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