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SIMPLE vector problem,, just making sure

  1. Jun 10, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    vector A = 66.28 degrees north of east, unknown magnitude
    vector B = 40.56 degrees north of west, unknown magnitude
    vector C = 46.8(magnitude), south

    all vectors start form the origin
    their magnitudes are given in arbitrary units

    a) components of resultant
    b) magnitude of resultant
    c) angle w/ the x axis of the resultant

    2. The attempt at a solution
    i want to make sure if this problem doesn't lack any given..
    can this problem be solve?
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 10, 2007 #2
    Yes it is solvable. You have 2 eqns and 2 unkowns.
  4. Jun 11, 2007 #3
    Hahaha,, i don't know what happened on me! yes, ur right,, thanks,, it's solvable.. just simple trigonometry
  5. Jun 11, 2007 #4
    so it's solvable,, thanks...

    but i'm stucked in getting the magnitudes of vectors A and B

    i'l appreciate any help...
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