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9. There is a vector H with x component = -250[g] and y component = 70[g].
What is the magnitude of H?


sqrt [(-250)^2 + (70)^2]= 259.6

I don't see the significance of the [g] notation. The dimensions of a vectors would not be grams. Mass is not a vector.

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