To extricate an SUV stuck in the mud, workmen use three horizontal ropes, producing the force vectors shown in ?Fig. E4.2?. (a) Find the x- and y- components of each of the three pulls. (b) Use the components to find the magnitude and direction of the resultant of the three pulls.
Solution 2E Step 1 of 6: Given F =985 N 1 F =788 N 2 F 3411 N 1=31 0 0 2=122 0 3=233