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Two vectors A and B are shown in the x-y plane. Vector A has a magnitude of 5 m and makes an angle of 55° with the positive x-axis vector B has a magnitude of 2 m and makes an angle of 33° with the negative x-axis. (See the figure above.) Vector C (not shown in the diagram) is the difference of A and B (C = A - B).

What is the magnitude of C?

2. Relevant equations

[v] = sqrt(v_{x}^{2}-v_{y}^{2})

3. The attempt at a solution

A=5cos55deg+5sin55deg

B=-2cos33deg+2sin33deg

So I plugged it in to the equation above and got 6.391

But apparently my answer is not correct. I am wondering where I went wrong

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