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    A force of 800 lbs acts in an upward direction of 40 degrees with the floor. Draw this force as a vector and determine its horizontal and vertical components.

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    We can draw the force in the graph:

    So the VERTICAL COMPONENT ...

    Solution Summary

    This shows how to draw a force as a vector and determine its horizontal and vertical components.

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