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anonymous
 one year ago
I have to answer this question in the next few minutes, anyone have ideas on how?
A glider lands 26 miles west and 12 miles south from where it took off. The result of the trip can be described by the vector (26,12).
anonymous
 one year ago
I have to answer this question in the next few minutes, anyone have ideas on how? A glider lands 26 miles west and 12 miles south from where it took off. The result of the trip can be described by the vector (26,12).

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is asking what a despription of this vector using distance for magnitude could be

dumbcow
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1magnitude = sqrt((26)^2 + (12)^2)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0My only answers are like this: about 29 miles at 25 degrees south of west

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The magnitude above is the 29. The direction equation for direction is Θ = arctan(y/x) = arctan (12/26) = 25°.
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