Question: 1 two ropes are attached to the bumper of a...
1) Two ropes are attached to the bumper of a car. Rope A is pulled with a force of 60 pounds at an angle of 30° to the horizontal ground, and rope B is pulled with a force of 80 pounds at an angle of 15° to the horizontal ground. The same effect can be produced by a single rope pulling with what force and at what angle to the ground?
2) Suppose you leave home and hike 10 miles due north, then 8 miles in the direction 40° east of north, and then 6 miles due east.
(a) How far are you from home?
(b) What direction should you hike in order to return home?