   Chapter 1, Problem 57P

Chapter
Section
Textbook Problem

Vector A → is 3.00 units in length and points along the positive x-axis. Vector B → is 4.00 units in length and points along the negative y-axis. Use graphical methods to find the magnitude and direction of the vectors (a) A → + B → and (b) A → − B → .

(a)

To determine
The magnitude and the direction of vector (A+B) by graphical method.

Explanation

Given Info: The vector (A) is having magnitude of 3units and directed along positive x-axis.

The vector (B) is having magnitude of 4units and directed along negative y-axis.

Explanation:

The graphical representation of the vector is,

The vector (B) is start from the head of the vector (A)

(b)

To determine
The magnitude and the direction of vector (AB) by graphical method.

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