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Problem: Adding and Subtracting Vectors Conceptual QuestionSix vectors ( A to F) have the magnitudes and directions indicated in the figure. Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) x component?1. C & E2. E & F3. A & F4. C & D5. B & D

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A = 2i - 3j

B = -1i - 2j

C = 2i + 1j

D = 2i + 1j

E = -1i + 2j

F = 0 i + 3j

Sum of x-componets:

1. 2i - 1i = 1i

2. -1i + 0i = -1i

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Adding and Subtracting Vectors Conceptual Question

Six vectors ( A to F) have the magnitudes and directions indicated in the figure. 


Which two vectors, when added, will have the largest (positive) x component?

1. C & E

2. E & F

3. A & F

4. C & D

5. B & D

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