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Really simple Vector problem.

  1. Sep 9, 2009 #1
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    Consider the vector V between (-3,-2,-2) and (8,6,9).
    What is vector V ?

    Isn't this question asking just for the midpoint in that case shouldn't it be <5/2,2,7/2>. Webwork my online homework submitter tells me I'm wrong.
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  3. Sep 9, 2009 #2


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    Most likely it is asking for the vector made by the two points.
  4. Sep 9, 2009 #3


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    The MIDPOINT between two vectors A and B is (A+B)/2. I think the 'between' in this problem means the vector that joins the two points A and B. That would be B-A. Your confusion about the word 'between' is understandable.
  5. Sep 9, 2009 #4
    Yes, you are right thank you.
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