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Adding polar forms vectors

  1. May 11, 2008 #1
    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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  3. May 11, 2008 #2

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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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