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Dec113, 10:51 AM

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Hi, I'm learning vectors and there's two notions which I don't distinguish :
Is the orientation of a vector (determined by the angle it has) the same thing as the direction of a vector ??? thank you 


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Dec113, 12:08 PM

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Yes. The direction of the vector is quantified by the angle it makes with some reference axis.



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Dec113, 01:07 PM

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Ok, I thouht that there was a major difference between the two of them. thank you



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Dec113, 03:01 PM

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Well, how else would you define the direction of a vector?



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