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Homework Help: Simple Vector Difference Question

  1. Sep 18, 2008 #1
    Given the Vectors A = 2.00i +600j and B=3.00i -200j, (a) draw the vector sum C= A+B and the Vector difference D=A-B (b) calculate C and D, first in terms of unit vectors and then in terms of polar coordinates, with angles measured with respecy to + x axis.

    This is wat I got so far
    C = A+B
    = 5.00i+4.00j

    D= A-B
    = -1.00i+8.00j

    How do I graph it and etc..
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  3. Sep 18, 2008 #2


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    I think when it says draw them, it wants you to draw arrow segments in the cartesian plane to represent the vectors, and show the geometric way of adding the two vectors.
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