Physics for Scientists and Engineers: Foundations and Connections

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Consider the three displacement vectors shown in the figure: Vector

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A

A→

has a magnitude of 8.30 km and a direction that makes an angle

θ

θ

= 24.0° to the left of the positive y-axis, vector

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B

B→

has a magnitude of 5.70 km and a direction that makes an angle of

α

α

=34.0° above the positive x-axis, and vector

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C

C→

has a magnitude of 3.50 km and a direction that makes an angle

β

β

= 60.0° below the negative x-axis. Determine the magnitude of the vector

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D

=

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A

D→=A→

+

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B

B→

+

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C

C→

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