Question: A barge is hauled along a straight line section of canal

A barge is hauled along a straight-line section of canal by two horses harnessed to tow ropes and walking along the tow paths on either side of the canal. Each horse pulls with a force of 560 N at an angle of 15° with the centerline of the canal. Find the sum of the two forces exerted by the horses on the barge.

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