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Given the magnitude and direction, express each vector in component form.  

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    Draw each vector in a circle. Then make a right triangle with the .

    Circle with right triangle in first quadrant, hypotenuse labeled 5, central angle labeled, 1 sixth pi, = 30 degrees.

    Solve the rest of the triangle.
    Note: Each part forms a special right triangle.

    Labels added, vertical leg, 5 halves, horizontal leg, 5 halves Times, Square root of 3

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