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Vectors given the resultant and angle

  1. Aug 27, 2015 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    The figure depicts the sum of two velocities, vA and vB. The value of the sum is7 m/s and the angles shown in the image are θ1 = 29.8°, and θ2 = 18.3°. q1104jzu.bxc.png

    2. Relevant equations


    3. The attempt at a solution
    I have no idea where to even begin on this
     
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 27, 2015 #2
    You have two angles of the triangle, right? You can find the third angle. Then you can use some well-known trig formulas to find the remaining side.
     
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