Physic: Vector Components

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A rocket hits the ground at an angel of 60° from the horizontal at a speed of 300 m/s.

a. Draw the vector representing the rocket's impact and show the westward and eastward components of it's velocity.

b. Calculate the horizontal and vertical components of the rocket's impact velocity.
 

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nasu
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Are you sure this is the actual text of the question?
Assuming the usual meaning of East and West, you cannot have a vector with components along both.
You can solve (b) though. Just draw a diagram.
 

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