University Calculus: Early Transcendentals (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 11 - Section 11.3 - The Dot Product - Exercises - Page 617: 23


$v_x=1188 ft/s$ and $v_y=167 ft/s$

Work Step by Step

Let the components of vector $v$ be given as $v=\lt v_x,v_y\gt$ Here, $v= 1200$ ft/s Now, $v_x=1200 \cos (8 ^{\circ})=1188 ft/s$ and $v_y=1200 \sin (8 ^{\circ})=167 ft/s$ Hence, $v_x=1188 ft/s$ and $v_y=167 ft/s$
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