Linear Algebra : Norms

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Example Question #1 : Norms

Find the norm of the following vector.

 

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The norm of a vector is simply the square root of the sum of each component squared. 

Example Question #2 : Norms

Find the norm of vector .

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In order to find the norm, we need to square each component, sum them up, and then take the square root.

Example Question #3 : Norms

Find the norm, , given 

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By definition, 

,

therefore,

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Example Question #4 : Norms

Calculate the norm of  , or , given

,

 .

 

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Can not be determined.

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First, we need to find .  This is, by definition,

.

Therefore, 

.

Example Question #5 : Norms

Find the norm of the vector

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To find the norm, square each component, add, then take the square root:

Example Question #6 : Norms

Find a unit vector in the same direction as

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First, find the length of the vector:

Because this vector has the length of 4 and a unit vector would have a length of 1, divide everything by 4:

Example Question #7 : Norms

Find the norm of the vector

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This can be simplified:

Example Question #8 : Norms

Find the norm of the vector

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Example Question #9 : Norms

Find the norm of the vector

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This can be simplified:

Example Question #10 : Norms

Find the norm of the vector

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