Question about force?
A force has a strength of 10 N and makes an angle of 5 degrees with respect to the positive x axis, in the x-y plane. What is the y component of this force (in N)?
- Anonymous9 years agoFavorite Answer
You have to draw a triangle to make things more simple.
It's pretty much a trig question
all you have to do is
Fy = sin theta = opposite / hypotenuse
fy = 10 sin 5 degrees
Fy = 0.9 NSource(s): physics classes