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Problem: Three forces act on a mass: a 15 N force along the +x axis, a 10 N force acting 10o above the -x axis, and a 12 N force acting 40o below the +x axis. What is the magnitude of the net force acting on this mass?

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Three forces act on a mass: a 15 N force along the +x axis, a 10 N force acting 10o above the -x axis, and a 12 N force acting 40o below the +x axis. What is the magnitude of the net force acting on this mass?

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