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Basic Physics Homework HELP

  1. Jan 26, 2009 #1
    Physics HWK? Someone help?
    An airplane flies 200 km due west from city A to city B and then 330 km in the direction of 33.0° north of west from city B to city C.
    (a) In straight-line distance, how far is city C from city A?
    I got this and its 509

    b) Relative to city A, in what direction is city C?
    this problem is killing me someone help mee!

    This too
    The magnitude of vector vector A is 41.9 units and points in the direction 307° counterclockwise from the positive x-axis. Calculate the x-component of this vector.
     
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  3. Jan 26, 2009 #2
    I figured out the first problem.

    The second problem is killing me now. =[

    Code (Text):

    The magnitude of vector vector A  is 41.9 units and points in the direction 307° counterclockwise from the positive x-axis. Calculate the x-component of this vector.
     
     
  4. Jan 27, 2009 #3
    anyone???/
     
  5. Jan 27, 2009 #4
    307 degrees counterclockwise is 53 degrees clockwise, right,,, now you can say Ax=A*cos53
     
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