I'm really confused on which angle here is "the angle at Ox", and how you find out.

http://www.grabup.com/uploads/480020...13DB06F121.png

That's a quick image I made of it. I have that as the vector but I'm not sure whether the angle is or or or .

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- Sep 20th 2009, 04:08 AMViralAngle at Ox
I'm really confused on which angle here is "the angle at Ox", and how you find out.

http://www.grabup.com/uploads/480020...13DB06F121.png

That's a quick image I made of it. I have that as the vector but I'm not sure whether the angle is or or or . - Sep 20th 2009, 04:40 AMPlato
- Sep 20th 2009, 04:49 AMViral
That's the problem =\ , the only information given is:

Quote:

Given that and find the magnitude of each of the following vectors and the angle each makes with Ox.

What about with this example: ?

http://www.grabup.com/uploads/110020...13DB46F136.png

I've been answering those ones as just

EDIT: The a and b referred to in the information given is not referring to the angles, I should have given them different variables... - Sep 20th 2009, 05:20 AMPlato
It appears to me as if your text material is not standard.

So you really need to read it closely to find these definitions.

I can give a standard approach. Consider the vector .

The angle associated with that vector is: