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In the our world, almost people were know the

word called Vector. Vector is quantity that has
magnitude(size),direction, and represented by arrow.
For example, force, velocity, acceleration, are
vector quantity. Also, it very essential for physics
because it can solve many issue of physic. For the
resultant vector, equivalent vector which have the
same size and direction in angle regarding to the x-
axis,we can use various process of vector such as
adding vector if its has the same direction,
subtracting vector if its has opposite directions. In
addition, we can use parallelogram rule to find the
resultant if two vectors didnt equal in size and
direction, also if two vectors that stay at right
angles to each other (perpendicular) we can use
Pythagorean Theorem. For equivalent vector to find
direction of vector we can use it by measure their
angle to x-axis and deduct its result by 360 degree.
According to the experiment, our class will use
table force to find to resultant and equivalence
vector of three force(hanging masses) that hang on
pulleys at three spot around the edge of the force
table and each hanging masses contain one hundred
gram of metal. Furthermore, we will use two method of
vector which are parallelogram and polygon technique
for a other result and calculate the change of
percent in two results to be more accurate.


I. To understand how to find the equilibrant of

magnitude and direction of vector.
II. To know the difference between two forces and
three forces.
III. To understand how to find the resultant of the
IV. To understand how to find the resultant and
equilibrant by using graphical method.
V. To know the difference of the result between
experimental result and graphical method result.

I. Force Table

II. Central Ring V. Ropes


IV. Hanging Masses

1. Prepares a force table, central ring, pulleys,
and hanging masses for the experiment.
2. Puts a 2 ropes to a pulleys and binds a pulley
with force table.
3. Binds the central ring with the rope and put it
at the center of the force table.
4. Binds hanging masses (100g) with the rope.
5. Moves the pulley along the circumference
(Direction) and increase/decrease the hanging
mass (Magnitude) to make the central ring floats
at the center.
6. Records the result in the table.
7. Repeats step 2-5 but changes to 3 ropes.


Force Magnitude Direction

F1 100 30 N of E
F2 100 45 N of W
Equilibrant E1 120 263
Equilibrant R1 120 83

Force Magnitude Direction

F1 100 30 N of E
F2 100 45 N of W
F3 100 25 S of W
Equilibrant E1 120 320
Equilibrant R1 120 140
According to the result based on the resultant,

we learnt that the resultant and equilibrium can be

changed, if the magnitude and direction of the

pulleys are being moved.

From that, the result of two table turned out to

have similar result. In order to make the ring

balance in the middle of the force table, we need to

measure the direction as well as the weight of the



Through the experiment, we observed that the

force table can help us find the resultants of the

two vectors or three vectors (represents by pulleys)

and the equilibrium. From that, we can conclude if

the the vectors in any direction changes, this can be

effected and changed the resultant and also the


We should have make the force table balance on

the first place so that we could find the correct


We should not pull the string while measure the

force on the pulleys, that the pulleys can be at

the right amount of force.

While we proceeding the experiment, we should let

the force table stay still instead of circulate

the table back and forward.


Ms. Susan

1108 Friends

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Physic textbook

Name Date Due Date Work Finish

June 01/11/17 02/11/17 Date and Result Yes
Analysis and
Print 01/11/17 02/11/17 Procedure Yes
Pleum 01/11/17 02/11/17 Materials Yes
Ice 01/11/17 02/11/17 Introduction Yes