Please find the horizontal and vertical components of F in the problem below:
A kite string exerts a 12-lb pull (F=12) on a kite and makes a 45° angle with the horizontal. Find the horizontal and vertical components of F.
For these questions you must find the component vectors (x and y) for your overall vector.
Draw a right angle triangle /| where you can label the hypotenuse as your overall force vector. Now you need to find the length ...
Vectors and their components are found.