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Find the components of a vector u with magnitude 10 and direction angle theta=54 degrees.

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  1. muhammad9t5 Group Title
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    FOR X COMPONENT Ax=Acosx where x is angle for Y COMPONENT Ay=Asinx

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    So there will be two equations. One to find the Y value and one for the X value.

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  3. muhammad9t5 Group Title
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    Yes and these two values are called components.

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  4. natnatwebb Group Title
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    Okay, lemme throw those numbers into a calculator...

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    they're both .5 which isn't anywhere near the right answer...is there another step?

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    whats the answer of x component?

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    0.58778525229

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    and what you are getting?

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    thats what I'm getting...did i miss a step?

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    Whats answer in your book?

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  11. natnatwebb Group Title
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    Oh sorry, \[u _{x}=5.9\]

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    whatss up?

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  13. natnatwebb Group Title
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    and \[u _{y}=\]

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    8.1

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    math processing error?

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  16. natnatwebb Group Title
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    I'll go get a different calculator but i dont think so. Give me a second.

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    I still get the same answer.

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    the answer i am getting for x component is 5.87 and for y component is 8.09

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    I must be missing a step.

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  20. muhammad9t5 Group Title
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    may be you don't multiply 10.

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  21. muhammad9t5 Group Title
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    which is A=10

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    yeah missed that part. :) lol well that fixes all the numbers nicely.

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    :D sweet, glad it was such a simple fix. Thanks a lot for your help!

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    did you get answer?

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  25. natnatwebb Group Title
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    Yup.

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    You are welcome always!

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