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4th Edition

Andrew Pytel And Jaan Kiusalaas

Publisher: CENGAGE L

ISBN: 9781305501607

Chapter 1, Problem 1.34P

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The resultant of the two forces has a magnitude of 800 lb. Determine the direction of the resultant and the magnitude of P.

To determine

The direction of resultant vector, and magnitude of vector P.

The magnitude of resultant vector is 800 lb.

**Calculation:**

The force triangle for given information,

Consider triangle ABC,

Apply law of sines,

International Edition---engineering Mechanics: Statics, 4th Edition

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