Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.1 - Vectors - Got It? - Page 36: 3.1



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While we can solve this problem mathematically, we can also use process of elimination to find the answer. It is 30 degrees below the positive x axis, so the x component must be positive, and the y component must be negative. This eliminates d). It is at a 30 degree angle, so the x component must be greater than the y component. The only option that fits this description is c).
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