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Two dogs pull horizontally on ropes attached to a post; the angle between the ropes is 61.0 ^{}. Dog A exerts a force of 272 N , and dog B exerts a force of 324 N .

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Find the magnitude of the resultant force.

Find the angle the resultant force makes with the rope of dog A.

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