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    This is a pet hate of mine, angles They seem to make things messy, and I've made a complete mess of this question:
    A glider of weight 2500N is being towed with constant speed by a four-wheel drive vehicle. The tow rope is inclined at 25 (deg) to the horizontal, the glider at 30 (deg). The air resistance has magnitude R N and the lift, L N. Calculate the values of R and L, given tension in rope is 3000N
    Ref: OCR M1 Pg 55 - OLD BOOK - , Ex 4B, Q 16
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