## butterflyprincess PRE CALC HELP - **PIC INCLUDED** Juana and Diego Gonzales, ages six and four respectively, own a strong and stubborn puppy named Corporal. It is so hard to take Corporal for a walk that they devise a scheme to use two leashes. If Juana and Diego pull with forces of 23 lb and 27 lb at the angles shown in the figure, how hard is Corporal pulling if the puppy holds the children at a standstill? one year ago one year ago

1. butterflyprincess

2. hba

Got it ?

3. butterflyprincess

You do? :D Lol, cool you can help me with all my math hmwrk (x

4. hba

Unfortunately i am leaving.

5. butterflyprincess

aw ok!

6. dpaInc

just add the x components for each person

7. rob1525

so use the law of cosines to solve for the hypotonus. |dw:1352750127482:dw|

8. butterflyprincess

Thanks everyone!!

9. rob1525

$\sqrt{27^2+23^2-2*27*23*\cos(147)}=47.36lb$