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**needmathhelptoujours** **okay here's the problem:**

**The magnitude and direction of two forces acting on an object are 70 pounds, S56°E, and 50 pounds, N72°E, respectively. Find the magnitude, to the nearest hundreth of a pound, and the direction angle, to the nearest tenth of a degree, of the resultant force.**

**how do i find the magnitude and the direction angle?**

**everytime i sketch out the graph, it turns out weird. i do not understand this at all and when i do get an answer, it is incredibly different than the answer in the back.**

**Answer:108.21 lbs ; S 77.4°E**