Resultant Forces

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Resultant Forces
7 Questions
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Forces can act along the _______ line but sometimes they don't
Same
2 of 8
In order for us to work out the resultant forces when they're not along the same line, we can use ____________ or a _________ ___________
Trigonometry ; Scale Drawing
3 of 8
What are the two methods we use to show this?
'Tip to Tail' and 'Parallelogram method'
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What is the 'Tip to Tail' method?
When you move the tail of the 1st force to the tip of the 2nd force, keeping the angles to same
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What is the 'Parallelogram Method'?
When you draw a parallelogram with the 1st and 2nd force as sides. You would then draw a diagonal across the parallelogram, this being the resultant force
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What two pieces of information are important to state when saying the resultant force?
Magnitude and Direction
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Why is this?
Any type of force is a vector
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Forces can act along the _______ line but sometimes they don't

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Same

Card 3

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In order for us to work out the resultant forces when they're not along the same line, we can use ____________ or a _________ ___________

Back

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Card 4

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What are the two methods we use to show this?

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Card 5

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What is the 'Tip to Tail' method?

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