High School Math : Understanding Vector Coordinates

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Example Questions

Example Question #1 : Understanding Vector Coordinates

Find the vector where its initial point is and its terminal point is .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

We need to subtract the -coordinate and the -coordinates to solve for a vector when given its initial and terminal coordinates:

 

Initial pt:

Terminal pt:

Vector:

Vector:

Example Question #2 : Understanding Vector Coordinates

Find the vector where its initial point is  and its terminal point is .

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

 

We need to subtract the -coordinate and the -coordinate to solve for a vector when given its initial and terminal coordinates:

 

Initial pt:

Terminal pt:

Vector: 

Vector:

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