Method 1: Addition of rectangular components (Preferred)
Method 1: Addition of rectangular components (Preferred)
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Step 1: Calculate components of resultant force, R_{x} & R_{y}
Step 1: Calculate components of resultant force, R_{x} & R_{y}



Step 2: Determine magnitude and direction of resultant force
Step 2: Determine magnitude and direction of resultant force



Useful formula:
Useful formula:



Method 2: Parallellogram method
Method 2: Parallellogram method
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Step 1: Draw parallellogram using the two forces
Step 1: Draw parallellogram using the two forces



Step 2: Calculate magnitude and direction of resultant force using the parallellogram
Step 2: Calculate magnitude and direction of resultant force using the parallellogram



Useful formula:
Useful formula:



Now that you've mastered this question, you can try Question 1.