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Homework Help: Another Question

  1. Jun 20, 2006 #1
    The summit of a mountain, 2079 m above base camp, is measured on a map to be 4577 m horizontally from the camp in a direction 32.4° west of north. Choose the x axis east, y axis north, and z axis up. What are the components of the displacement vector from camp to summit?

    x= ? m
    y= ? m
    z= ? m

    What is the magnitude?
    ? meters

    Thanks if u r helping me out!!!
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  3. Jun 20, 2006 #2


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    from my replies to your first and second question threads:

    Like, what does your diagram look like? What did you choose for the direction of your x-axis?
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