Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0-32162-592-7
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Chapter 3 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors - Misconceptual Questions: 2

Answer

Choice a.

Work Step by Step

In 2 dimensions, the vector components form a right triangle, with the vector as the hypotenuse. A leg of a right triangle cannot be longer than the hypotenuse; it is less than or equal to it.
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