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Problem: Analyze the Freebody diagram, and rank them according to the magnitude of the net force.

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The net force is the sum of all the forces acting.

Vector magnitude:

|A|=Ax2+Ay2

FBD 1

Fnet 1=A+B+C+D=(-3i+4j)+2j+(2i+j)-5j=-3i+4j+2j+2i+j-5j=-i+2j|Fnet 1|=(-1)2+22

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Analyze the Freebody diagram, and rank them according to the magnitude of the net force.

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