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chrisplusian

  • one year ago

Determine the resultant force for P and T by the geometric solution (using sine and/or cosine law).

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  1. anonymous
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    need a picture or something

  2. chrisplusian
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    I am able to determine the simple things but I can't see how to find the third angle. Since it is not a right triangle I can't use pythagorean, and I don't have enough information to use law of sines, or cosines. The only thing I could think of is somehow converting the T= 600lb into ft somehow (but it does not seem possible)

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  3. chrisplusian
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    YOu can see where I wrote over the original

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    I agree but the units don't match

  5. chrisplusian
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    the law of cosines can't be applied when I have 600lb for the hypotenuse, and just feet for the legs of the triangle

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