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## Class 11 Physics (India)

### Unit 8: Lesson 2

Analyzing vectors using trigonometry

# Adding and decomposing vectors using trigonometry

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## Problem

A chimpanzee climbs a vine up and to the right for a total displacement of 50, start text, m, end text that makes a 60, degree angle from the ground.
What was the horizontal displacement of the chimpanzee in start text, m, end text?
Assume rightward is the positive x-direction, and upward is the positive y-direction.