i(hat), J(hat, k(hat) and vectors


by jpd5184
Tags: ihat, jhat, khat, vectors
jpd5184
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Sep10-10, 06:52 AM
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could somebody better explain to me what these hat symbols mean when used with vectors.
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Sep10-10, 09:59 AM
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They are unit vectors (i.e., magnitude 1) in the direction of positive x, positive y, and positive z, respectively.


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