a vector of magnitude a is acting in the north east direction. resolve it into two components along north and east.

Asked by jayagopal tr thoppil raman | 13th Aug, 2012, 05:33: PM

Expert Answer:

since the vector X of magnitude 'a' is in north east direction so it makes an angle of 45 degree to the east direction. so its component to the east direction will be: a cos 45
and to north direction will be a sin 45
(compare north with y axis and east with x axis)

Answered by  | 14th Aug, 2012, 05:11: PM

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