# Chapter 6: Vectors

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Chapter 6: Vectors
```Math 566, Jan 9, 2013
Chapter 6: Vectors
When we add vectors, we place them tip to tail.
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To do this, we simply move them.
3 m
5 m
u
v
u+v=
2
To subtract, we add the opposite.
3 m
5 m
u
v
u ­v=
3
To subtract, we add the opposite.
3 m
5 m
u
v
u ­v=
4
The vectors involved are not always
parallel.
5 m
u
v
5 m
u+v=
5
It's easy on a grid.
v
u
u+v=
6
7
It's easy on a grid.
v
u
u ­v=
8
It's easy on a grid.
v
u
u ­v=
9
vectors easy.
D
B
A
C
AB + BC + CD = 10
vectors easy.
D
B
A
C
BD + DC ­ BC = 11
vectors easy.
D
B
A
C
BD + DC ­ BC = 12
Components make it easy too.
v = (3, 2)
u = (­2, 1)
u+v=
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Components make it easy too.
v = (3, 2)
u = (­2, 1)
u+v=
14
Components make it easy too.
v = (3, 2)
u = (­2, 1)
2u ­ 3v =
15
Components make it easy too.
v = (3, 2)
u = (­2, 1)
2u ­ 3v =
16
Components make it easy too.
v = (3, 2)
u = (­2, 1)
2u ­ 3v =
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Chasles Relation in a parallelogram
Consider parallelogram ABCD. Simplify:
B
A
C
D
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Chasles Relation in a parallelogram
Consider parallelogram ABCD. Simplify:
B
A
C
D
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pages 280 ­ 281: questions 7, 10, 11
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