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Need help on Vectors ( Resultant, magnitude direction , was not here for lesson)
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Need help on Vectors ( Resultant, magnitude direction , was not here for lesson)
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Leiaza Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I would probably contact your teacher or a fellow student for help
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
dw:1362001343487:dw
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont understand the question, it asks for me to use a graphing utility to graph it and find the resultant , and magnitude / direction?
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Leiaza Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
there is a free graphing program online that is pretty helpful what does the actual problem say
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
says that ^
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the resultant is vector is simliar to an average of the 2 vectorsdw:1362001906941:dw
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know its similar, but I'm more of it being xi+xj, at this point I don't understand
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Leiaza Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
don't you multiply all 3 numbers it's been awhile since I've done this kind of stuff
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the ij parts are notations that are rather pointless in my opinion. the just stand for the xy compnent parts
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the magnitude can be found using law of cosines, but youll have to add 180 one of the vectors to use it
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
is that 82 and 12 degrees? with 12 and 8 magnitudes?
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Its 82 and 12 degrees, and the magnitude of the above is 12 and the below is 8
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1362002125432:dw
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
the component parts of the individual vectors uses sin and cos of their angles times their length <12cos(82),12sin(82)> and <8cos(36012),8sin(36012)>
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
you can subtract the components parts to get the resultant components
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marsxtc Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To find direction isn't the equation tan1)= b/a?
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
it can be i spose. that would be the inverse tangent of the resultant vector components
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
say your vectors are something more readable like: <3,4> and <1,1> the resultant is just the subtraction of one from the other <3,4>  <1,1>  <2,3> the direction is then that tan^1 (3/2)
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
or am i confusing things again?
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1362002809662:dw
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
ok, resultant is a+b, not ab :)
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