Question #834e1

1 Answer
Nov 13, 2017

Answer:

5 N

Explanation:

Use either of the graphical methods shown by the links, to crudely draw the 2 given forces and the resultant.

http://secretsofengineering.net/Statics/PDF_files/Statics-Unit-04.pdf

http://www.sparknotes.com/physics/vectors/vectoraddition/section2.rhtml

You will then see that you have a 3,4,5 right triangle - with the side that is 5 units long being the resultant. (The problem was apparently set up to allow you avoid doing calculations. It would be a shame not to take advantage of that.)

I hope this helps,
Steve