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Unformatted text preview: next vector. + = R B A MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS. .. • Subtraction of Vectors… – The same Tip to Tail method can be used with a slight adjustment. .. + = R B A = R B A General Physics Dr. Brahmia 3 MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS. .. • Addition of Vectors. .. – 2) Analytical Method – In the trigonometric component method, each of the original vectors are expressed in horizontal (x) and vertical (y) components. – This method is by far the most useful for this course. cos A A x sin A A y 2 2 y x A A A x y A A 1 tan MATHEMATICAL CONCEPTS. .. • Problem – A man walks 50 meters due west, then 50 meters 60 north of west. Determine the magnitude and direction of the resultant displacement using the vector component method....
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 Physics, Addition, Vectors, mathematical concepts, analytical method

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