7.1 Vectors as Forces Part One

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Unformatted text preview: bject moves (or if it moves at all!) we must know both the magnitude and direction of the forces acting on it... therefore it makes sense to use vectors to describe forces. When using vectors to represent a situation involving forces, there are two different representations we can use: Position Diagram ­ all vectors originate from a single point in space Vector Diagram From the position diagram, we create a vector diagram, with the vectors aligned head to tail O 7 O vs. 800 15 7 15 eg#1. Mason pulls on...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2013 for the course CALCULUS MCV4U taught by Professor N/a during the Spring '13 term at Ccmc School.

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