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Vectors circle

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1. Homework Statement
From a point P, within a circle whose centre is fixed straight lines PA1, PA2, PA3 and PA4 are drawn to meet the circumference all being equally inclined to the radius through P; show that if these lines represent forces radiating from P, their resultant is independent of the magnitude of the radius of the circle.


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3. The Attempt at a Solution
i am having trouble with the term "equally inclined" so i couldnt understand the problem
 
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hi batballbat! :smile:
i am having trouble with the term "equally inclined" so i couldnt understand the problem
i think it means that they form a letter "X" :wink:
 

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