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    Determine the net force of two opposing forces.

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    What is the net force acting on the object that has a force of 20.9N 34 degrees West of North and a second force of 34.5N 42 degrees East of North acting on it?

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    The best way to approach these sorts of problems is to immediately break the forces up into their (orthogonal) components. Then you just find the resulting force along each of the axes separately, and then recombine the final components using familiar right angle triangle math (h = ...

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    This job examines net force. The opposing forces are examined for an object.