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Vector Scale Diagrams?

  1. Mar 17, 2013 #1
    Just a quick question. When you are given two vectors, lets say 5m (E32N) and 6m (S23E)
    and we are to find the total displacement. Do you draw the first vector and then attach the second vector to do the head of the first vector? or have both vectors start a the origin.
  2. jcsd
  3. Mar 17, 2013 #2
    Look up the head-to-tail method for solving for the resultant (displacement) vector.
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