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Homework Statement
The vector V is given by V = (5.0x-12.0y )m. What is W such that V + W = -5|V|x?
Homework Equations
|v| = (v_{x}^{2} + v_{y}^{2})^{1/2}
The Attempt at a Solution
I was unsure of what I did to subtract vector v- I know the negative vector has the same magnitude but opposite direction of the positive vector, but I wasn't sure how to express it. I wound up switching the signs to express that they were in different directions.
w = -5 |v| xhat - v
w = (-5)(13 m) xhat + (-5.0 xhat + 12.0 yhat)m
w = (-70.0 xhat + 12.0 yhat) m