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Vector Decomposition in Physics

Vectors can be added together, but it can also be broken down into a few component vectors. In many physical situations, it is useful to decompose a vector into two parts at right angles to each other.

Any vector or an x-y graph, for example, can be decomposed into one vector parallel to the x-axis and another vector parallel to the y-axis. This property of vector is very useful in further studies on physics.

  • Subject : Science
  • Topic : Physics
  • Posted By : Jason
  • Created on : 11-03-2011

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