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find the magnitude and direction of a combination of 48N east and 14N north.

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    You really ought to master this quickly. Make a sketch, head to tail.

    angle: arctan14/48 N of E

    magnitude: sqrt(48^2+14^2) or 48/sin(arctanabove0=)

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