Vector sum

The magnitude of the vector u is 12 and the magnitude of the vector v is 8. Angle between vectors is 61°. What is the magnitude of the vector u + v?

Correct answer:

x =  17.35

Step-by-step explanation:

u+v2=u2+v22uvcos(18061) u+v=17.35



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