# Unit Vector

1. Oct 15, 2008

### myusernameis

Ok, so a vector is direction and magnitude, and by finding the unit vector we divide the vector by the length of that vector, |v|

does that mean we get the direction of the vector?

tanks a bunch

2. Oct 15, 2008

### ritwik06

The direction is the same as that of vector $$\vec{v}$$ under consideration.

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