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Vector Arithmetic

Vector Arithmetic

Vector Arithmetic

We can add, subtract, multiply and divide vectors to create new, resultant vectors.

We can use arithmetic to add, subtract, multiply and divide vectors. As a result, we form new vectors which we can visualise on a set of coordinate axes.

The column vector (56)\binom{5}{6} means...

We can add column vectors by adding their horizontal values and adding their vertical values.

Similarly, we can subtract vectors by subtracting the top and bottom numbers.

What is [(25)(34)]+[(48)+(61)][\binom{2}{5}-\binom{3}{4}]+[\binom{4}{-8}+\binom{6}{1}]?

We can also multiply vectors by a number by multiplying each individual value in the vector by that number.