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B Parallelogram method

  1. Oct 11, 2018 #1
    How does the parallelogram method work to solve one of two forces with different angles? Or better said, how do you derive the method so that I can get a better understanding of it ?
    Last edited: Oct 11, 2018
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  3. Oct 11, 2018 #2


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    Draw a diagram and ask about what you specifically don't understand
  4. Oct 11, 2018 #3


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    This isn't an issue of solving "forces". It is an issue of understanding the mathematics of vectors in general and how they add/subtract. So maybe this is more of a mathematics topic than physics.

    As phinds has suggested, you need to actually show us sketches and show what you did, rather than ask for a very vague, general question like this.

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