Lesson: Resultant of Coplanar ForcesMathematics
In this lesson, we will learn how to find the resultant of a group of forces acting on a point.
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The diagram shows three coplanar forces acting at point . Their magnitudes are 2 N, 2 N, and 8 N in the directions , , and respectively. Given that and , what is the magnitude of the resultant force? Give your answer to the nearest newton.
The forces , , and act on a particle, where and are two perpendicular unit vectors. Given the forces’ resultant , determine the values of and .
Three forces, , , and act at a point. Their resultant is N northwest. Determine the values of and .