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the magnitude of vector A is 35 units and points in the direction 325 degrees counterclockwise from the positive X-axis. calculate the X and y components of the vector

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  1. we have the vector:
    (35cos325°, 35sin325°

    x component = 35cos325 = appr 28.670
    y component = 35sin 325 = appr -20.075

    check:
    magnitude = √(28.67^2 + (-20.075)^2) = 35
    tanØ = -20.075/28.67 = -.700209..
    but Ø must be in VI, so Ø = 360-35 = 325

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