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    Simple Vector Problem - Finding the x-component

    Homework Statement A velocity vector 45 below the positive x-axis has a y-component of - 29 . What is the value of its x-component? Homework Equations Vx = |V|Cos(Theta) Vy = |v|Sin(Theta) The Attempt at a Solution Theta = -45 degrees y-component: -29 = xSin(-45) .... where x...
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    [Collision with 2 Clay Balls] [Inelastic Collisions] [Help Finding Theta]

    Here's my problem guys, I've been trying to puzzle this out for a while. Would really appreciate any help at all, thanks! Homework Statement A 50.0 g ball of clay traveling east at 5.50 m/s collides and sticks together with a 40.0 g ball of clay traveling north at 6.00 m/s. What is the...