Components of a Force - Concept

Concept Concept (1)

In order to understand the significance of a force vector we must understand the components of force. The components of a force can be seen with horizontal and vertical change when looking at the geometric representation or as the numbers in the algebraic representation. The components of a force represent the combined vertical and horizontal forces that combine to make the resultant force.

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Components of a Force - Problem 1
Problem 1
How to find the horizontal and vertical components of a force.
Components of a Force - Problem 2
Problem 2
How to find the components of the weight of a block parallel to and perpendicular to the surface of an inclined plane.
Components of a Force - Problem 3
Problem 3
How to use the component of an object's weight parallel to the surface of an inclined plane to find the weight of the object.