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

A train moving with a constant velocity travels 135 m north in 12 s and an undetermined distance to the west. The speed of the train is 26 m/s.

(a) Find the direction of the train's motion relative to north. (in degrees west of north)

(b) How far west has the train traveled in this time?

2. Relevant equations

speed=distance/time or distance =speed*time

v_0cos(theta)=v_x

v_0sin(theta)=v_y

3. The attempt at a solution

i have no idea how to start, but im guessing i have to find the distance traveled north first in order to find the angle theta.

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Basic kinematics problem

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