4) In a coordinate system, the magnitude of the x component of a vector

and , the angle between the vector and x-axis, are known. The

magnitude of the vector equals the x component

a. divided by the cosine of .

b. divided by the sine of .

c. multiplied by the cosine of .

d. multiplied by the sine of .

BLANK Jul 21, 2019

#1**0 **

My teacher posted the answer as (A) but I dont understand how he got that answer. Please help.

BLANK Jul 21, 2019

#2

#4**0 **

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**This is what we see:**

4) In a coordinate system, the magnitude of the x component of a vector

and , the angle between the vector and x-axis, are known. The

magnitude of the vector equals the x component

a. divided by the cosine of .

b. divided by the sine of .

c. multiplied by the cosine of .

d. multiplied by the sine of .

Guest Jul 21, 2019

#5**+1 **

The x component will be given by

magnitude * cos (theta) = x component

so

Magnitude = (x component) / (cos theta)

ElectricPavlov Jul 21, 2019