College Physics (4th Edition)

Published by McGraw-Hill Education
ISBN 10: 0073512141
ISBN 13: 978-0-07351-214-3

Chapter 2 - Conceptual Questions - Page 62: 18


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Vectors have magnitude and direction. To be equal, two vectors must have the same magnitudes AND same directions. Having the same magnitudes (without the same directions) does not guarantee that the vectors are equal. Having different magnitudes stops all talk of equality among vectors. No.
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