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February 19th, 2019, 06:53 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Feb 2019 From: Canada Posts: 1 Thanks: 0  State the single vector equal to each of the following
In parallelogram EFGH, EF=u and FG=v. State a single vector equal to each of the following. a) u+v b) uv c) uv d) vu Last edited by weather23; February 19th, 2019 at 07:47 PM. Reason: forgot to add the rest of the question 
February 19th, 2019, 07:41 PM  #2 
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$\vec{HG}$ and $\vec{EH}$

February 19th, 2019, 10:26 PM  #3 
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a) $\vec{u}+\vec{v}$ position $\vec{v}$ so that it starts at $E$. Hopefully it's clear that $\vec{u}+\vec{v}=\vec{EG}$ b) $\vec{u}\vec{v}$ flip $\vec{v}$ the other direction position $\vec{u}$ so that it starts at $H$ similar to (a) $\vec{u}\vec{v} = \vec{HF}$ can you do the remaining two? 
February 20th, 2019, 05:34 AM  #4 
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In each case, the answer corresponds to some diagonal of the parallelogram.


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