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Right hand rule three d coordinate system

  1. Feb 4, 2014 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    If z is up and x is west they y is what direction
    A. West
    B. Down
    C. Up
    D. East
    E. South

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I tried applying the rule and obtained south as my answer would anyone be able.to provide a.solution
  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 4, 2014 #2
    Yes...south is the right answer .
  4. Feb 4, 2014 #3


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    I should remind it that south is the right answer if you're dealing with a right-handed system.
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