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Adding polar forms vectors

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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
 

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Convert them first to the form [tex]ai + bj[/tex].

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

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