(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Express the given vector in terms of its coordinates:

The vector from the origin to the end point of the vector from (-3,7,2) in the direction and with the length of u = (2, -3, 4)

3. The attempt at a solution

I don't even know the algorithm for solving this problem. Looking at the solution manual and the other questions it looks like you subtract the second vector from the first, so that would be

0 - -3 = 3

0 - 7 = -7

0 - 2 = -2

So the new vector is 3, -7, -2

Then, I'm just guessing that you subtract that from u

2 -3 = -1

3 - -7 = 10

4 - -2 = 6

The book says the answer is -1, 4, 6 so I'm almost right but it would be great to know the algorithm for how to solve these problems since the book is rather vague there.

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# Homework Help: Express the given vector in terms of its coordinates

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