Cross Product sum

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If Fmag = q(v x B) and Felectric = qE,
Florentz = q [E + (v x B)]

can I say that Florentz = Fmag + Felectric?
 

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If Fmag = q(v x B) and Felectric = qE,
Florentz = q [E + (v x B)]

can I say that Florentz = Fmag + Felectric?
Yes, of course! scalar multiplication is distributive and vector addition is commutative.
 

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