Vector Subtraction

Vector Subtraction - vector addition can be done...

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Vector Subtraction Subtraction for vectors (as with ordinary numbers) is not a new operation. If you want to perform the vector subtraction u - v , you simply use the rules for vector addition and scalar multiplication: u - v = u + (- 1)v .
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Unformatted text preview: vector addition can be done graphically (i.e. without even knowing the components of the vectors involved), and that scalar multiplication of a vector amounts to a change in the vector's magnitude, but does not alter its direction....
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This note was uploaded on 12/03/2011 for the course PHYSICS 010 taught by Professor - during the Fall '09 term at Montgomery.

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