# What is the terminal point of a vector?

Nov 16, 2015

If you know the magnitude (r) of the vector along with the counterclockwise angle ($\theta$) formed with the positive x-axis, then ...

#### Explanation:

The terminal point (x,y) will equal:

$x = r \cos \left(\theta\right)$

$y = r \sin \left(\theta\right)$

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