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

a) If Vx = 18.00 units and Vy = -15.50 units, determine the magnitude of V.

b) Determine the angle of V with respect to the x-axis.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Yeah, Part B is pretty much the only one I don't get .

a) Answer is 23.75

b) I'm not too sure about what the whole "respect to the x-axis" means. The angle does lie in the fourth quadrant, so I assumed the answer is to do 360 degrees - the angle (i got 40.73) and get 319.27 but that didn't work. I'm down to one try for the answers, so I have to get this one right.

Thanks!

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# Homework Help: Vectors Magnitudes and Angles (Respect to the X Axis)

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