In this problem, we are required to rotate the coordinate system and resolve a vector into its components.
2D vector Components:
The figure depicts the sum of two velocities
Part (a) Find the component, in meters per second, of vtot along an x’-axis rotated 30° counterclockwise relative to the x-axis in the figure.
Part (b) Find the component, in meters per second, of vtot along a y’-axis rotated 30° counterclockwise relative to the y-axis in the figure
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