I've seen it often taught that the combination of two vectors is their graphical sum, but I think that there is a problem with this, in that if the vectors have opposite-facing components, then there are portions of the vectors completely neglected by the calculation. The idea seems to only be valid for parallel vectors, a case so narrow-in-applicability as to often be irrelevant.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Here's what I think is flawed about conventional vector combinations:

Please let me know your impression. Thank you.

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# I think I found a flaw in vector combination theory

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