# Adding polar forms vectors

1. May 11, 2008

### mattyd-

it's a bit simple i know but i just forgot how to do it and i need to know its done for an exam next week........i just want to know how to add these two polar form vectors
8.54<69.44 + 4.123<14.036

2. May 11, 2008

### Defennder

Convert them first to the form $$ai + bj$$.

Note that for a vector ai + bj, it may be represented in polar form with r = (magnitude of vector), and theta = arctan(b/a).