Vector Calculus
posted by Melissa on .
An airplane is traveling in the direction 20degrees west of north at 700 km/hr. Find the component form of velocity of the airplane assuming that the positive xaxis represents due east and the positive yaxis represents due north.

Vx = 700 sin20 = 239.4 km/h
Vy = 700 cos20 = +657.8 km/h