# RESULTANTS & EQUILIBRANTS

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1. The magnitude of the resultant force produced by a 9.0-newton force acting west and a 12.0-newton force acting south concurrently on a point is _____ N.
2. When the angle between two concurrent forces is increased from 15 degrees to 75 degrees, the magnitude of their equilibrant will _____.
3. A 5-newton force directed north and a 5-newton force directed west both act on the same point. The resultant of these two forces is approximately _____ N NORTHWEST.
4. In static equilibrium, the _____ must be zero.
5. If the two forces act in the same line, but in opposite directions, their resultant is the _____ of their magnitudes.
6. If two concurrent forces act in the same direction (at an angle of 0° to each other), their resultant is simply the _____ of their magnitudes.
7. The single force that is equivalent to the combined effect of the concurrent forces is called the _____.
8. Any push or pull is a _____.
9. An alternate method of graphical addition of two concurrent forces is the _____ method.
10. Three forces act concurrently on an object in equilibrium. These forces are 10. newtons, 8 newtons, and 6 newtons, The resultant of the 6-newton and 8-newton forces has a magnitude of _____ N.
11. Two concurrent forces of 30. newtons act to produce a resultant whose magnitude is 60. newtons. The angle between the two original forces must be _____.

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1. If two concurrent forces act at right angles (90°) to each other, their resultant can be calculated from the _____ for right triangles.
2. Concurrent forces of 10. newtons east and 10. newtons south act on an object. The resultant force is _____ N southeast.
3. Force is a _____ quantity because it is associated with direction.
4. The resultant of a 12-newton force and a 7-newton force has a magnitude of 5 newtons. The angle between the original forces is _____ degrees.
5. A force, which is equal in magnitude and opposite in direction to the resultant of concurrent forces, is called the _____.
6. As the angle between two concurrent forces increases, the magnitude of their resultant _____.
7. The range of the possible resultants for 20N and 20N is zero to _____ N.
8. The resultant of two forces acting on the same point is a _____ when the angle between the two forces is zero.

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