Adding Vectors, A Tutorial
Click the appropriate buttons to perform the actions mentioned
below.Put the vectors tip-to-tail by moving one of them..
Connect the tail of the first vector to the tip of the second.
To add the two vectors:
resulting vector C represents the sum.
Depending on which vector
you move, you can reach the tip of C by first going along A then
or by first going along B then along A. In
other words, C = A + B = B + A.
Authored by Kevork Spartalian, University of Vermont,
based on Davidson