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A ''vector'' is a [[magnitude]] with a [[direction]]. Most of the quantities physics deals with are vectors. An n-dimensional vector can be thought of as an ordered n-tuple of numbers within angle brackets. The set of vectors in some space is an example of a [[vector space]].
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A '''vector''' is a [[magnitude]] with a [[direction]]. Much of [[physics]] deals with are vectors. An <math>\displaystyle n</math>-dimensional vector can be thought of as an ordered <math>\displaystyle n</math>-tuple of numbers within angle brackets. The set of vectors in some space is an example of a [[vector space]].

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A vector is a magnitude with a direction. Much of physics deals with are vectors. An $\displaystyle n$-dimensional vector can be thought of as an ordered $\displaystyle n$-tuple of numbers within angle brackets. The set of vectors in some space is an example of a vector space.

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