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Find the components of a vector u with magnitude 10 and direction angle theta=54 degrees.
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Find the components of a vector u with magnitude 10 and direction angle theta=54 degrees.
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
FOR X COMPONENT Ax=Acosx where x is angle for Y COMPONENT Ay=Asinx
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
So there will be two equations. One to find the Y value and one for the X value.
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Yes and these two values are called components.
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, lemme throw those numbers into a calculator...
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
they're both .5 which isn't anywhere near the right answer...is there another step?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
whats the answer of x component?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
and what you are getting?
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats what I'm getting...did i miss a step?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
Whats answer in your book?
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh sorry, \[u _{x}=5.9\]
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
math processing error?
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I'll go get a different calculator but i dont think so. Give me a second.
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I still get the same answer.
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
the answer i am getting for x component is 5.87 and for y component is 8.09
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I must be missing a step.
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
may be you don't multiply 10.
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah missed that part. :) lol well that fixes all the numbers nicely.
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natnatwebbBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
:D sweet, glad it was such a simple fix. Thanks a lot for your help!
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
did you get answer?
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muhammad9t5Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3
You are welcome always!
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