Test 2

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1. What is the unit vector along the line A-B, if the Cartesian coordinates of point A are (5,0,3) and the Cartesian coordinate of point B are (0,5,5)?

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-0.68i  + 0.68 j   + 0.272k                      -5i + 5 j + 2k                Explain

2. If the magnitude of a vector G along the unit vector u (above question)  is 7 mm, how do we write this vector?

4.763i  + 4.763 j   - 1.905k                      -4.763i   + 4.763 j  + 1.905k            Explain


3.   What is the projection of vector F = 3i + 5j + 8k along the unit vector u in question 1.

3.536                           -2.04i  + 3.4 j  + 2.174k                              Explain


4.  The screw eye in the figure at the left is subjected to two forces F1 and F2.  Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant force.

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The resultant force has a magnitude of 250 N and is directed 47.5 degrees from the horizontal.

Magnitude of 213 N and is directed 54.8 degrees from the horizontal.



5.   In the following figure, if the force acting from A to B is given by 12i+9j-8k, what are the Cartesian coordinates of points A and B?

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( 2, 0, 3.765) and (7.647, 4.235, 0)                         (2, 0, -8) and (12, 9, 0)                               Explain



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