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How vectors are written

  1. Oct 12, 2004 #1
    Ok, im trying to help my friend with her physics homework and she is doing vectors right now. What I cant figure out is how they have the vectors written. They have it for example, N 20degrees E . What does that mean? Im use to doing them so many degrees north of east or east of north. So does the one above mean 20 degrees north of east, or 20 degrees east of north? Thanks.
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  3. Oct 12, 2004 #2


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    East of North, that's the notation used in surveying :smile:
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