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Homework Help: Original vectors help

  1. Feb 9, 2006 #1
    Given the net force how would I go about solving for the original vectors that are being added?
     
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  3. Feb 9, 2006 #2
    I know what the net forces angle and magnitude is... I need to find the magnitude of the original forces(3 of them) which are added to get the net force; All the original forces are at fixed poistions and I do know their Angles; How would I find the the original forces magnitude's?
     
  4. Feb 9, 2006 #3

    Pyrrhus

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    Well the forces are probably concurrent, so simply decompose into their components and the resultant force into their components too, and make nxn system of equations (n = number of components).
     
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