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Problem: An object is moving at 18 m/s at an angle of 220 counterclockwise from the x axis. A) What is the x component of its velocity?B) What is the y component of its velocity?

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In this problem, we are given a 2D vector. We are required to decompose it into components.

2D vector Components:

vx=|v| cos θvy=|v| sin θ

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An object is moving at 18 m/s at an angle of 220 counterclockwise from the x axis. 

A) What is the x component of its velocity?

B) What is the y component of its velocity?

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