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Vector problem

  1. Oct 10, 2009 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The initial velocity of a ball is 1.0 m/s East (E). The final velocity is 1.0 m/s South (S). The change in the velocity of the ball is?


    2. Relevant equations

    (x^2+y^2)^.5

    3. The attempt at a solution
    would it simply be 1.4 southeast?
     
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  3. Oct 10, 2009 #2

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    You are asked to find the change in the velocity, vf - vi. -vi points toward west. So the resultant velocity points towards....?
     
  4. Oct 10, 2009 #3
    southwest?
     
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