Vector addition by the components method In 2-D Cartesian coordinates: , xxxxyyyyVABCVABCVABCVaAbBcCVaAbBcCVaAbBcC=+++⇔=+++⇔=+++=+++GG""""Example Three forces A= 200 N, B= 100 N, and C= 250 Nare exerted on the pinned connector through tie rods as shown. The total force on the pin can then be obtained as FABC=++GGGG. (1) Find the magnitude of the total force. (2) Also find the direction of the total force by its angle measured from the +x- direction. (3) Express the total force vector
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2008 for the course PHYS 2305 taught by Professor Tschang during the Fall '08 term at Virginia Tech.