2D vector components:

$\overline{)\begin{array}{rcl}{\mathit{A}}_{\mathit{x}}& {\mathbf{=}}& \mathbf{\left|}\stackrel{\mathbf{\rightharpoonup}}{\mathit{A}}\mathbf{\right|}\mathbf{}\mathbf{cos}\mathbf{}\mathit{\theta}\\ {\mathit{A}}_{\mathit{y}}& {\mathbf{=}}& \mathbf{\left|}\stackrel{\mathbf{\rightharpoonup}}{\mathit{A}}\mathbf{\right|}\mathbf{}\mathbf{sin}\mathbf{}\mathit{\theta}\end{array}}$

Consider a particle with initial velocity v that has magnitude 12.0 m/s and is directed 60.0 degrees above the negative x axis.

**(a)** What is the x component v_{x} of v ? Express your answer in meters per second.

**(b)** What is the y component v_{y} of v ? Express your answer in meters per second.

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