Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition) Clone

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Vectors - Example - Page 36: 3.1

Answer

$ \vec{r} = 131\hat{i} + 92\hat{j} \ \ km$

Work Step by Step

We know that your x position is given by: $ x = rcos \theta$ and that your y position is given by: $ y = rsin \theta$ We plug in 35 for theta and 160 km for r to have: $ \vec{r} = 131\hat{i} + 92\hat{j} \ \ km$
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