# physics

Island A is 500km east and 320km south of Island B. Island C is 75km east and 1015km north of island A.

find the components of the (delta)r vector value pointing from island B to island C

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1. DRAW IT !!!!

east: 500 + 75

north: 1015 - 320

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2. V(B-C) = 500 - 320i + 75 + 1015i
V(B-C) = 500+75 - 320i+1015i
V(B-C) = 575 + 695i.

Components: 575km E., 695km N.

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