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

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muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3FOR X COMPONENT Ax=Acosx where x is angle for Y COMPONENT Ay=Asinx

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0So there will be two equations. One to find the Y value and one for the X value.

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Yes and these two values are called components.

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Okay, lemme throw those numbers into a calculator...

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0they're both .5 which isn't anywhere near the right answer...is there another step?

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3whats the answer of x component?

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3and what you are getting?

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0thats what I'm getting...did i miss a step?

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3Whats answer in your book?

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Oh sorry, \[u _{x}=5.9\]

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3math processing error?

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'll go get a different calculator but i dont think so. Give me a second.

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I still get the same answer.

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3the answer i am getting for x component is 5.87 and for y component is 8.09

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I must be missing a step.

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3may be you don't multiply 10.

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah missed that part. :) lol well that fixes all the numbers nicely.

natnatwebb
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:D sweet, glad it was such a simple fix. Thanks a lot for your help!

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3did you get answer?

muhammad9t5
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3You are welcome always!
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