Fundamentals of Physics Extended (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1-11823-072-8
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Chapter 6 - Force and Motion-II - Questions: 1a

Answer

As $\theta$ is increased, the magnitude of $F_{x}$ decreases.

Work Step by Step

When the force is directly parallel with the ground, its $F_{x}$ is greatest because the force only has an x component. As $\theta$ increases, the y component of the force increases, and the x component decreases.
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