Physics for Scientists and Engineers: A Strategic Approach with Modern Physics (3rd Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Vectors and Coordinate Systems - Exercises and Problems - Page 83: 36


(a) $v_{par}= 3.4~m/s$ (b) $v_{perp} = 9.4~m/s$

Work Step by Step

(a) $v_{par}= v~sin(\theta)$ $v_{par}= (10~m/s)~sin(20^{\circ})$ $v_{par}= 3.4~m/s$ (b) $v_{perp} = v~cos(\theta)$ $v_{perp} = (10~m/s)~cos(20^{\circ})$ $v_{perp} = 9.4~m/s$
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