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Adding vectors section 3 3 3 6 given two vectors and

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Unformatted text preview: n as () () 5. Adding vectors – section 3-3, 3-6 Given two vectors ⃗ and ⃗⃗, the sum of the two vectors ⃗ component sums: ⃗⃗ is given simply in terms of the ⃗ The magnitude of is ( We define the quantity ( ) ( ) ( ) ) as the “dot product” of the two vectors ⃗ and ⃗⃗ ⃗ ⃗⃗ ( See section 3-7 and 3-8 for properties of dot products. ) The dot product is a convenient mathematical tool to express many vector equations....
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