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Homework Help: Solving two equations

  1. May 2, 2010 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

    i have 2 equations:

    400cos [tex]\vartheta[/tex]a = 300 + Vacos45


    400sin [tex]\vartheta[/tex]b = Vbsin45

    2. Relevant equations

    3. The attempt at a solution

    i have no clue, maybe square it.
  2. jcsd
  3. May 2, 2010 #2


    Staff: Mentor

    You have two equations in four variables, so there's no way to get a unique solution for all four.
  4. May 2, 2010 #3


    Staff: Mentor

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