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Three horizontal ropes are attached to a boulder and produce the pulls shown in the figure.

1) Find x and y components of pulls A,B,and C

2) Find the components of the resultant of the 3 pulls

3) Find the magnitude of the resultant pull

4) Find direction of the resultant pull

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

I was able to find x/y components of pull A, but I'm not sure how to do it for B and C. I tried using 80cos30 and 80sin30 for pull B but it did not work. Can somebody tell me what I may be doing wrong? And could someone explain how to approach part 2? Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Vectors: x/y components, magnitude, and angle direction

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