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Problem: For the vectors shown in the figure, determinePart A. the magnitude of B − 3A. Express your answer using three significant figures.Part B. the direction of B −3A. Express your answer using three significant figures.

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2D vectors, Magnitude & Direction/Components:

|A|=Ax2+Ay2

tanθ=AyAx

Ax=|A| cos θAy=|A| sin θ

Part A.

θA = 28.0°

A = Acosθ i - Asinθ j = 44.0cos28.0 i + 44.0sin28.0 j = 38.8 i + 20.7 j

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For the vectors shown in the figure, determine

Part A. the magnitude of B − 3A. Express your answer using three significant figures.

Part B. the direction of −3A. Express your answer using three significant figures.

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