(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); [SOLVED] Vector Addition

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Find the angle between two vector forces of equal magnitude, such that the resultant is one-third as much as either of the original forces.

2. Relevant equations

Pythagorean Theorom, I assume

3. The attempt at a solution

This is from Schaum's 3000 Problems in physics, page 7, # 1.35... I don't understand their explanantion thus I dont understand where to begin. Can someone give me a lead?

The answer is 160.8 degrees by the way...

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Homework Help: Vector Addition

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**