Physics: Principles with Applications (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Kinematics in Two Dimensions; Vectors - Questions: 6

Answer

No.

Work Step by Step

The sum of the two vectors is not necessarily larger than the magnitudes V1 or V2. For example, if V1 is a 5 m vector pointing east, and V2 is a 3 m vector pointing west, then their sum has a length of 2 m, and is less than either of the original vectors.
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