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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A herd of wild horses races across the flat, open plains of the Great Basin in central Nevada. If the horses are running at 12.2 m/s at a compass heading of 340 degrees, what is the northward component of their velocity?

And, what is the westward component of the horses' velocity?

2. Relevant equations

SOHCAHTOA

3. The attempt at a solution

i tried to draw the triangle/sketch. but it doesnt work out when i plus it into the SOHCAHTOA.

my diagram had 20 deg, and i had the hypotenuse at 12.2m/s.

was tht a wrong diagram?

can someone tell me know to draw the correct diagram?

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# Homework Help: Running Horses-SOHCAHTOA

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