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

Particle has two displacements.

1 - 11m, 89 degrees

2 - ?

1+2 - 8.6m, 129 degrees

So:

1 = (11, 89°)

2 = ?

1+2 = (8.6, 129°)

2. Relevant equations

X-component = M x cos(Θ)

Y-component = M x sin(Θ)

Total magnitude = sqrt((total x-component)² + (total y-component)²)

Total angle = tan-1 (total y-component / total x-component)

3. The attempt at a solution

I'm not terribly sure how I should best try to find the magnitude and angle of the second portion of the movement here. I would've tried to solve for total magnitude, but I'm missing both X and Y components for #2, so... what should I do?

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# Homework Help: Vector addition - Finding V2 when V1 and V1+V2 are given

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