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Problem: Two forces, of magnitude 4 N and 10 N, are applied to an object. The relative direction of the forces is unknown. The net force acting on the object __________.Check all that apply.cannot have a magnitude equal to 5 Ncannot have a magnitude equal to 10 Ncannot have the same direction as the force with magnitude 10 Nmust have a magnitude greater than 10 N

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The smallest force exerted on the object is witnessed when the two forces are in the opposite direction. 

However, the largest net force exerted on the object is witnessed when the two forces are in the same direction. 

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Two forces, of magnitude 4 N and 10 N, are applied to an object. The relative direction of the forces is unknown. The net force acting on the object __________.

Check all that apply.

cannot have a magnitude equal to 5 N
cannot have a magnitude equal to 10 N
cannot have the same direction as the force with magnitude 10 N
must have a magnitude greater than 10 N

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