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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Position_(vector [Broken])

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Displacement_(vector [Broken])

Is the position vector simply an initial vector given by coordinates (x,y) or (x,y,z) such as (8,4) or (8,4,5)..

While the displacement vector is simply the difference between two given vectors on an xy or xyz plane, such as Vector A minus Vector B representing ([itex]\stackrel{9}{5}[/itex]) - ([itex]\stackrel{5}{10}[/itex]) minus Vector C, being ([itex]\stackrel{4}{-5}[/itex]) ..with Vector C being the Displacement Vector?

P.S. The numbers in the second paragraph are supposed to be vector columns. I tried to create them using the "stack" function under "above and below" in the Latex Reference menu.

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# Homework Help: Difference between Position Vector & Displacement Vector? (no calculatins)

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