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## Homework Statement

50N

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

I tried making w and s negative and n and e positive but that gave me 40N and the answer should be 29N, 59[tex]\circ[/tex] N of E . help plz??

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50N

I tried making w and s negative and n and e positive but that gave me 40N and the answer should be 29N, 59[tex]\circ[/tex] N of E . help plz??

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Nabeshin

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I'm not sure how you got 40N [North?] but you have to perform vector addition. Basically, think of the vectors in terms of x and y components, with, like you said, S and W being negative, and you'll get an answer with both x and y components, so you have to figure out the angle it makes.

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thank you ^^

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