Detailed explanation of simple vectors magnitude concept

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Detailed explanation of simple vectors magnitude concept

Postby whitecorp » Sat Dec 15, 2012 7:12 pm

Despite this being seemingly obvious, I have been asked on quite a few occasions why the formula for the magnitude of a given vector works as such.

Here is a thorough explanation with the aid of a diagram at my main site:

http://www.whitegroupmaths.com/2012/12/ ... ers-8.html

Hope it helps. Peace.

whitecorp
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