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Homework Help: Which formula to use?

  1. Nov 8, 2006 #1
    I have a physics worksheet to do and i have all of the information for the problem, but i just can't figure out what formula to use. Right now we are working on force problems and the question says to find the x and y components of the acceleration. Then another question says to find the x and y components for the displacement. I am NOT asking for anything other than which possible formula to use for this problem. If i didn't write enough of the information, let me know and i will add it. Thank you if you can help me at all. It would be very much appreciated.
     
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  3. Nov 8, 2006 #2

    berkeman

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    F=ma is a vector equation. Are you given an F?
     
  4. Nov 8, 2006 #3
    yes, i was
     
  5. Nov 8, 2006 #4

    berkeman

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    Well, vectors have components. There you go!
     
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