# If a horizontal component of force #F_x=25.0# #N# and a vertical component of force #F_y = 15.0# #N#, what is the resultant force?

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May 24, 2016

#### Explanation:

Forces add like vectors. Since the angle between these two forces is 90º we can simply use the pythagorean theorem and think of them as two sides of a right triangle.