(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A football player runs the pattern given in the drawing by the three displacement vectors A, B, and C. The magnitudes of these vectors are A = 5 m, B = 14.0 m, and C = 23.0 m. Using the component method, find the magnitude and direction of the resultant vector A + B + C

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2. Relevant equations

Rx = Ax + Bx + Cx

Ry = Ay + By + Cy

3. The attempt at a solution

Components of A

Ax = 0

Ay = 5

Components of B

Bx = 14.0

By = 0

Components of C

Cx = 18.8

Cy = -23.0

Rx = 32.8

Ry = -18.2

Took the square root of Rx^2 + Ry^2 and found it out to be the answer of 37.5.

I put it in but it tells me that it isn't right?

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# Addition of Vectors by means of Components

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