A heavy box is pulled across a wooden floor with a rope. The rope makes an angle of 60° with the floor. A force of 80 N is exerted on the rope. What is the component of the force parallel to the floor?

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Did you draw a picture yet?

with a picture and some trig, this becomes really clear.

In this case you need to use the cosine law to calculate the force acting horizontally.

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