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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. overrightarrow {f{V}} is a vector 24.8 units in magnitude and points at an angle of 23.4 above the positive exttip{x}{x} axis.Sketch this vector....

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Compute the x- and y-components of the vectors A, B, C, and D in the figure . You may want to review (Pages 14 - 18). For related problemsolvin...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A man is dragging a trunk up the loading ramp of a movers truck. The ramp has a slope angle of 20.0, and the man pulls upward with a force whose d...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Vector A has y-component Ay = +15.0 m and makes an angle of 32.0 counterclockwise from the +y-axis.What is the x-component of A?What is the magnitu...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A warehouse worker pushes a crate along the floor by a force of 10 N that points downward at an angle of 45° below the horizontal.(a) Find the hori...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A cube is placed so that one corner is at the origin and three edges are along the x-, y-, and z -axes of a coordinate system (the figure ). ...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Vector A is in the direction 34.0° clockwise from the −y-axis. The x-component of A is Ax = −16.0 m.(a) What is the y-component of A?(b) What is th...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A position vector in the first quadrant has an x-component of 18 m and a magnitude of 30 m.What is the value of its y-compo...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A cannon tilted upward at 36 fires a cannonball with a speed of 110 m/s .What is the component of the cannonballs velocity parallel to ...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Jack and Jill ran up the hill at 5.0 m/s . The horizontal component of Jills velocity vector was 2.5 m/s .What was the angle of the hill?What w...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A pine cone falls straight down from a pine tree growing on a 26 slope. The pine cone hits the ground with a speed of 13 m/s .What is t...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. What are the x- and y-components of the velocity vector shown in the figure?

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A velocity vector 41 below the positive x-axis has a y-component of - 31 m/s . You may want to review (Page 70).What is the value of its x-compon...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Dee is on a swing in the playground. The chains are 2.5 m long, and the tension in each chain is 450 N when Dee is 55 cm above t...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Your neighbor Paul has rented a truck with a loading ramp. The ramp is tilted upward at 35° and Paul is pulling a large crate up the ramp with a ro...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Tom is climbing a 3.0-m-long ladder that leans against a vertical wall, contacting the wall 2.4 m above the ground. His weight of 880 N...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Kami is walking through the airport with her two-wheeled suitcase. The suitcase handle is tilted 40° from vertical, and Kami pulls parallel to the ...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. You are fixing the roof of your house when a hammer breaks loose and slides down. The roof makes an angle of 55 with the horizontal, and t...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Let the polar coordinates of the point (x y) be (r u). Determine the polar coordinates for the points (a) (2x y) (b) (22x 22y) and (c) (3x 23y).

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A surveyor measures the distance across a straight river by the following method: Starting directly across from a tree on the opposite bank, she wa...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Vector B has x, y, and z components of 4.00, 6.00, and 3.00 units, respectively. Calculate:(a) the magnitude of B(b) the angle that B makes with ea...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Two points in a plane have polar coordinates (2.50 m 30.0°) and (3.80 m 120.0°). Determine (a) the Cartesian coordinates of these points and (b) th...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A snow-covered ski slope makes an angle of 35.0° with the horizontal. When a ski jumper plummets onto the hill a parcel of splashed snow is thrown ...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Two points in the xy plane have Cartesian coordinates (2.00 24.00) m and (23.00 3.00) m. Determine (a) the distance between these points and (b) th...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A vector has an x component of 225.0 units and a y component of 40.0 units. Find the magnitude and direction of this vector.

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Vector A S has a magnitude of 35.0 units and points in the direction 325° counterclockwise from the positive x-axis. Calculate the x and y componen...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A person walks 25.0° north of east for 3.10 km. How far would she have to walk due north and due east to arrive at the same location? Use a coordin...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. Obtain expressions in component form for the position vectors having the polar coordinates(a) 12.8 m 150°(b) 3.30 cm 60.0°(c) 22.0 in 215°

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A vector lying in the xy plane has components of opposite sign. The vector must lie in which quadrant? (a) the first quadrant (b) the second quadra...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. What is the x component of the vector shown in Figure OQ3.9? (a) 3 cm (b) 6 cm (c) 24 cm (d) 26 cm (e) none of those answers

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. The polar coordinates of a point are r 5 5.50 m and u 5 240°. What are the Cartesian coordinates of this point?

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. What is the y component of the vector shown in Figure OQ3.9? (a) 3 cm (b) 6 cm (c) 24 cm (d) 26 cm (e) none of those answers

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A submarine dives from the water surface at an angle of 30° below the horizontal following a straight path 50 m long. How far is the submarine then...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A vector points from the origin into the second quadrant of the xy plane. What can you conclude about its components? (a) Both components are posit...

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Vector Composition & Decomposition

Q. A fly lands on one wall of a room. The lowerleft corner of the wall is selected as the origin of a two-dimensional Cartesian coordinate system. If ...

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