(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Add the following vectors using component method:

Vector A=175km; 30 degrees north of east

Vector B=153km; 20 degrees west of north

Vector C=195km; West

a)Find x and y component of each vector

b)Solve for the magnitude of resultant vector

c) Solve for direction(angle)

2. The attempt at a solution

So i these are what i got

Vector A: x=175cos 30....x=151.56 y=175sin 30......y=87.5

Vector B: x=153cos 20....x=-143.77 y=153sin 20.....y=52.33

(are these correct?)

so after getting this i added all the x's and y's but then i realized that the question had said that vector C goes 195km west, so i now got confused what to do next.

please help thank you for your time.

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# Homework Help: Solving vectors using component method

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