Football Pattern Vectors

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In a practice, a football players runs the pattern shown above. Leg A is 4 meters long, leg B is 14 meters long and leg C is 22 meters long. The angle φ between legs B and C is 44 °. (Legs A and B are perpendicular.) a) What magnitude of the displacement of the football player from her original position?b.)b) What is the value of Θ? c.)C) What is x component of her displacement? (Assume the x direction to be horizontal on that drawing above.)d) What is y component of her displacement? (Assume the y direction to be vertical on that drawing above.)


Picture: https://wug-s.physics.uiuc.edu/cgi/cc/shell/DuPage/Phys1201/fall-evening/tma.pl?Ch-03-04/football_pattern#pr [Broken]
 
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Hi mai786,

In a practice, a football players runs the pattern shown above. Leg A is 4 meters long, leg B is 14 meters long and leg C is 22 meters long. The angle φ between legs B and C is 44 °. (Legs A and B are perpendicular.) a) What magnitude of the displacement of the football player from her original position?b.)b) What is the value of Θ? c.)C) What is x component of her displacement? (Assume the x direction to be horizontal on that drawing above.)d) What is y component of her displacement? (Assume the y direction to be vertical on that drawing above.)


Picture: https://wug-s.physics.uiuc.edu/cgi/cc/shell/DuPage/Phys1201/fall-evening/tma.pl?Ch-03-04/football_pattern#pr [Broken]

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