3. Vectors

Vector Composition & Decomposition

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Problem 1a

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Textbook Question# Vector A is 2.80 cm long and is 60.0° above the x-axis in the first quadrant. Vector B is 1.90 cm long and is 60.0° below the x-axis in the fourth quadrant (Fig. E1.35). Use components to find the magnitude and direction of (b) A - B In each case, sketch the vector addition or subtraction and show that your numerical answers are in qualitative agreement with your sketch.

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