The summit of a mountain, 2450 m above base camp, is measured on a map to be 4580 m horizontally from the camp in a direction 32.4° west of north. Choose the x axis east, y axis north, and z axis up.
(a) What are the components of the displacement vector from camp to summit?
(b) What is its magnitude?
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