Can someone please help me or post solutions on how to answer this question.
Find the magnitude and direction if the two given vectors.
A displacement of magnitude 3.5km on a bearing 050 degrees and a displacement of magnitude 5.4km on a bearing of 128 degrees.
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- Thread Starter
- 26-10-2016 13:17
- 26-10-2016 13:26
you could express each as 2 components... 3.5cos40°i + 3.5sin40°j
is how to write the first vector.
where i and j are unit vectors in the east and north directions.
the 40° is the angle between the east and the direction of the line.