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  • one year ago

the free-body diagram below shows the forces acting on a bicycle as the rider pedals to the right. The bicycle has a weight of 800 N and a pedaling force of 250 N. As it moves it encounters 75 N of air resistance. What is the net force acting on the bicycle in the x-direction? A. 550 N to the right B. 1125 N to the right C. 325 N to the right D. 175 N to the right

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  1. IrishBoy123
    • one year ago
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    draw it first

  2. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    the driving force and the resistance force, are like in the subsequent drawing: |dw:1437412849500:dw|

  3. Michele_Laino
    • one year ago
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    so the resultant force is represented by a horizontal vector directed to right, and whose magnitude is: 250-75=...newtons

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