Physics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1118486897
ISBN 13: 978-1-11848-689-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Mathematical Concepts - Focus On Concepts - Page 19: 8


The answer is (3)

Work Step by Step

The problem asks for the correct representation of the components of $\overrightarrow{A}$ Keep in mind that in two dimensions, the vector components of a vector $\overrightarrow{A}$ are two perpendicular vectors that are parallel to the x and y axes, respectively, and that add together so that $\overrightarrow{A}=\overrightarrow{A_x}+\overrightarrow{A_y}$ The only correct picture is (3)
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