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Determine the angles made by the *x*- and *y*-axes. Write the unit vector n in the direction of V.

The angle made by the given vector with the positive

The unit vector

## Answer to Problem 1P

The angle made by the given vector with the positive

The unit vector

### Explanation of Solution

**Given information:**

The given vector is

Write the expression for the magnitude of vector.

Here, the magnitude of vector is

Write the expression for angle made by vector with positive

Here, the angle made by vector with positive

Write the expression for angle made by vector with positive

Here, the angle made by vector with positive

Write the expression for the unit vector.

Here, the unit vector in the direction of

**Calculation:**

Substitute

Substitute

Substitute

Substitute

**Conclusion:**

The angle made by the given vector with the positive

The unit vector

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