Physics (10th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 1118486897
ISBN 13: 978-1-11848-689-4

Chapter 1 - Introduction and Mathematical Concepts - Focus On Concepts - Page 19: 6


The answer is (3)

Work Step by Step

The problem asks for the resultant vector of $\overrightarrow{A}-\overrightarrow{B}-\overrightarrow{C}$ Keep in mind that the resultant of vector addition is drawn from the tail of the first vector to the head of the last vector. The subtraction of a vector is treated as the addition of a vector that has been multiplied by a scalar factor of -1. The only correct picture is (3)
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