# Horizontal + Vertical Force Calculator

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## What is Horizontal + Vertical Force Calculator?

The Horizontal + Vertical Force Calculator is a tool that allows you to calculate the horizontal and vertical components of a force vector based on its magnitude and angle. This calculator is particularly useful in physics and engineering applications where forces are analyzed and manipulated.

**Formula**

The formula used by the calculator to determine the horizontal and vertical force components is as follows:

- Fx = F * cos(a)
- Fy = F * sin(a)

where F is the magnitude of the force vector, a is the angle of the force vector (measured in degrees), Fx is the horizontal component of the force vector, and Fy is the vertical component of the force vector.

**Example**

Suppose you have a force vector with a magnitude of 50 N and an angle of 30 degrees with respect to the horizontal axis. Using the formula above, we can calculate the horizontal and vertical force components as follows:

- Fx = 50 N * cos(30°) = 43.30 N
- Fy = 50 N * sin(30°) = 25 N

Therefore, the horizontal force component is 43.30 N and the vertical force component is 25 N.

**How to Calculate**

To use the Horizontal + Vertical Force Calculator, simply enter the magnitude of the force vector and its angle in the input fields provided. Then, click the “Calculate” button to obtain the horizontal and vertical force components.

**FAQs**

**What is a force vector?**

A force vector is a mathematical representation of a force that includes both its magnitude and direction.

**What is the difference between horizontal and vertical force components?**

The horizontal force component is the part of the force vector that acts parallel to the x-axis, while the vertical force component is the part of the force vector that acts parallel to the y-axis.

**What units are used for force in the calculator?**

The units used for force in the calculator are not specified, so any units can be used as long as they are consistent throughout the calculation.