Vectors

Vector a has coordinates (8; 10) and vector b has coordinates (0; 17). If the vector c = b - a, what is the magnitude of the vector c?

Correct result:

|c| =  10.63

Solution:

c=ba=(08;1710)=(8;7) c=(8)2+72=10.63c = b-a = (0-8; 17-10) = (-8; 7) \ \\ |c| = \sqrt{ (-8)^2 + 7^2 } =10.63



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