University Physics with Modern Physics (14th Edition)

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ISBN 10: 0321973615
ISBN 13: 978-0-32197-361-0

Chapter 1 - Units, Physical Quantities, and Vectors - Problems - Discussion Questions - Page 27: Q1.17


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Vectors A and B must point in the same direction if the magnitude of their sum is the sum of their magnitudes, as in Figure 1.12A. If they sum to zero, then they have the same magnitude and their directions are exactly opposed.
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