A carpenter picks a load of lumber with a 60lb force directed 40 degrees above the horizontal. Calculate the horizontal and vertical components of the force. with graph solution.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com December 24, 2021, 7:26 pm ad1c9bdddf
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F = 60 lb at an angle 40 above the horizontal.
The components of F are:
Horizontal component = F cos 40 = 45.96 lb
Vertical component = F sin 40 = 38.57 lb.
Graph: (Scale is 1: 2)