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Vectors and Unit Vector

The vector A has a magnitude of 3.00 meters. It makes an angle of 30° with respect to the positive x-axis. The vector B has a magnitude of 3.00 meters, but points along the y-axis.

What are the horizontal and vertical components of ?
a) Ax = 2.60, Ay = 1.50
b) Ax = 1.50, Ay = 2.60
c) Ax = 3.00, Ay = 3.00
d) Ax = -2.60, Ay = -1.50

What are the horizontal and vertical components of the?
a) Bx = 0.00, By = 3.00
b) Bx = 3.00, By = 0.00
c) Bx = 3.00, By = 3.00
d) Bx = -2.60, By = -1.50

What is + in unit vector notation?
a) 2.6i + 4.5j
b) 2.6i - 4.5j
c) 6(i + j)
d) 3i + 3j

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The vector A has a magnitude of 3.00 meters. It makes an angle of 30° with respect to the positive x-axis. The vector B has a magnitude of 3.00 meters, but points along the y-axis.

What are the horizontal ...

Solution Summary

This solution contains step-by-step calculations using trigonometry to determine the horizontal and vertical components of the vector.

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