Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 8 - Think and Explain: 90


See diagram. The resultant (the diagonal of the parallelogram) points inward, and lies in the plane of the circle.

Work Step by Step

The resultant, also known as the net force, is the required centripetal force needed to keep the bob moving in a circle.
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