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i.e. two forces of 14lb and 30lb act on a body forming an obtuse angle with each other having a resulting force of 20lbs

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i.e. two forces of 14lb and 30lb act on a body forming an obtuse angle with each other having a resulting force of 20lbs

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You'll want to use vector addition either way.

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so if i make a triangle, the largest force of 30would be the hypotenuse and the magnitude and the

other force would be the other two sides?

other force would be the other two sides?

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Use the cosine law to find that angle.

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