Item FM074005: The length of force arrows pointing on an object from opposite directions can be used to determine the total force on the object.

In the drawing below, the arrows labeled Force 1 and Force 2 represent two forces acting on an object. The directions of the arrows show the directions of the forces, and the lengths of the arrows represent the strengths of the forces.

Which total force is equal to the two forces acting on the object?

Distribution of Responses

Chart showing distrubtion of responses for Item FM074005

Percent of students responding correctly

Overall40%
Grades 6–832%
Grades 9–1253%
Male46%
Female34%
Primary Language is English40%
Primary Language is not English33%

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