Component Method

Component Method - give us information about the length of...

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Component Method The Pythagorean Theorem tells us that the length of a vector (a, b, c) is given by . This gives us a clue as to how we can define the dot product. For instance, if we want the dot product of a vector v = (v 1 , v 2 , v 3 ) with itself ( v·v ) to
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Unformatted text preview: give us information about the length of v , it makes sense to demand that it look like: vv = v 1 v 1 + v 2 v 2 + v 3 v 3 Hence, the dot product of a vector with itself gives the vector's magnitude squared....
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