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Direction of vectors

  1. Mar 29, 2009 #1
    Is N 30 E

    30 degrees north of east

    or

    30 degrees east of north?
     
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  3. Mar 29, 2009 #2

    tiny-tim

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    Welcome to PF!

    Hi pickle37! Welcome to PF! :smile:

    It's 30 degrees east of north.

    Rule: start from the left-hand side:

    North, then 30º … oooh :confused: … which direction? :redface: … ah! … East. :wink:
     
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