# Problem: What is the magnitude of a vector with components (15 m, 8 m)?Express your answer in meters.

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2D vector Magnitude:

$\overline{)\mathbf{|}\stackrel{\mathbf{⇀}}{\mathbf{r}}\mathbf{|}{\mathbf{=}}\sqrt{{{\mathbf{r}}_{\mathbf{x}}}^{\mathbf{2}}\mathbf{+}{{\mathbf{r}}_{\mathbf{y}}}^{\mathbf{2}}}}$

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What is the magnitude of a vector with components (15 m, 8 m)?

Express your answer in meters.

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