Unit Vectors - length 1 . Thus, i = (1, 0, 0) , j = (0, 1,...

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Unit Vectors For 3-dimensional vectors, it is often customary to define unit vectors pointing in the x , y , and z directions. These vectors are usually denoted by the letters i , j , and k , respectively, and all have
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Unformatted text preview: length 1 . Thus, i = (1, 0, 0) , j = (0, 1, 0) , and k = (0, 0, 1) . This enables us to write a vector as a sum in the following way: (a, b, c) = a(1, 0, 0) + b(0, 1, 0) + c(0, 0, 1) = a i + b j + c k...
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