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Homework Help: Opposite Direction

  1. Mar 6, 2016 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    What would be the opposite direction of [E 20 degrees N}?

    2. Relevant equations
    No real equation

    3. The attempt at a solution
    Is the opposite direction [S 20 degrees W]?
     
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  3. Mar 6, 2016 #2

    phinds

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    What is the opposite of East? What is the opposite of North. Why would you not just substitute the opposites?
     
  4. Mar 6, 2016 #3
    Oops! I meant [W 20 S]. I wasn't paying attention when I typed that.
     
  5. Mar 6, 2016 #4

    phinds

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    Well, then, yes.
     
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