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Homework Help: Resolving Forces

  1. Sep 17, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    Determine the magnitude of the resultant forces and direction of the resultant as measured clockwise from the positive x axis.

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Please help. I have entered my answers in to masteringengineering.com and it keeps telling me my answers are wrong. Not sure why?


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  3. Sep 17, 2016 #2


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    Your setup for Fnet, x looks right, but I get a different numerical result for Fnet, x.

    For F3y you have -33 sin (330). Should you include the negative sign in front of 33?
  4. Sep 17, 2016 #3
    Good point with the negative sign! I got the answer now. Muchas gracias muchachos!
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