# Vector sum

The magnitude of the vector

**u**is 12 and the magnitude of the vector**v**is 8. The angle between vectors is 61°. What is the magnitude of the vector**u + v**?## Correct answer:

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### You need to know the following knowledge to solve this word math problem:

**geometry**- analytic geometry
- vector
**planimetrics**- triangle
- The Law of Cosines
**goniometry and trigonometry**- cosine

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