To get the vector direction, we use the equation:
The vector components are found by:
We let north be positive y-axis and east be positive x-axis.
Now, the co-ordinate of the treasure is:
st = xi + yj
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a. Which direction should you go to reach the treasure?
b. How far should you go to reach the treasure?
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