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Vector addition; spherical coordinates 
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#1
Jan2712, 06:34 AM

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Should be quite easy, really, given that it's just adding things together, hey ho.
Problem a position vector of point (1), identified by sherical coordinates, is 5m away from point (2). I have a unit vector R1,2 identified by spherical coordinates [Aex  Bey +Cez], giving the direction to point 2. How do I find the position vector of point 2 Do I just add 5.0m to each element? Of course not, but how do I do it, please? 


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Jan2712, 08:53 AM

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No, multiply your unit vector by 5 and add that.



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