What is the value of its x-component?

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A velocity vector 55 degrees below the positive x-axis has a y-component of -13 m/s.

What is the value of its x-component?

Ive tried many different ways for this problem but i keep getting it wrong! help!
 

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A velocity vector 55 degrees below the positive x-axis has a y-component of -13 m/s.

What is the value of its x-component?

Ive tried many different ways for this problem but i keep getting it wrong! help!
Welcome to PF.

If your vector is pointing 55° down then draw the diagram.

You have a triangle - you have the angle - they tell you a side - then figure out the length of the hippopotamus.
 

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