An airplane is traveling in the direction 20 degrees west of north at 700 ​km/hr. Find the component form of the velocity of the​ airplane, assuming that the positive​ x-axis represents due east and the positive​ y-axis represents due north.What is the component from the velocity of the airplane?(Round final answer to one decimal place.)

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An airplane is traveling in the direction 20 degrees west of north at 700 ​km/hr. Find the component form of the velocity of the​ airplane, assuming that the positive​ x-axis represents due east and the positive​ y-axis represents due north.
What is the component from the velocity of the airplane?
(Round final answer to one decimal place.)

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Step 1

here, objective is to find the component form of the velocity of the airplane

Step 2

given data,

magnitude of the vector =700km/hr

airplane direction=20 degrees west north.

Then  draw the picture .

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Step 3

by using definitions of trigonemtric functions, we have

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