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

The vector V is given byV= (5.0x-12.0y )m. What isWsuch thatV+W= -5|V|x?

2. Relevant equations

|v| = (v_{x}^{2}+ v_{y}^{2})^{1/2}

3. The attempt at a solution

I was unsure of what I did to subtract vector v- I know the negative vector has the same magnitude but opposite direction of the positive vector, but I wasn't sure how to express it. I wound up switching the signs to express that they were in different directions.

w= -5 |v| xhat -v

w= (-5)(13 m) xhat + (-5.0 xhat + 12.0 yhat)m

w= (-70.0 xhat + 12.0 yhat) m

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