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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

A man walks 5 m at 37degrees north of east and then 10 m at 60degrees

west of north. What is the magnitude and direction of his net

displacement

The answer is around 9.3m at around 120 degrees angle on the +x axis

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

Well my question is I try to solve this component using the component way This is my work

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My question is that for vector B the ax is sin60(10)=8.66

so when I do my i j notation can I put -8.66 since it's pointing towards west which is going towards the negative x coordinate?

Thank you guys for the help.

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