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February 8th, 2012, 12:39 PM   #1
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The Perpendicular Unit Vectors i and j

Hello. For this question, I have included a diagram to better illustrate my approach. I think the book may be incorrect, as the point m would be some way off from where it would need to be in order to form a parallelogram. Can anyone help me confirm if I have this right or not?
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Re: The Perpendicular Unit Vectors i and j

Hello, bilano99!

Sorry, the book is right . . .


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The graph looks like this.
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          |
    m o   |
       * *|
        * | *
         *|    *
  - - - - o - - - * - - - - - - - - - - -
          |  *       *
          |     *       o k
          |        *     *
          |           *   *
          |              * *
          |                 o h
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February 8th, 2012, 01:49 PM   #3
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Re: The Perpendicular Unit Vectors i and j

Ok, I'll give it a second look. Thank you.
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