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A '''vector''' is a [[magnitude]] with a [[direction]]. Much of [[physics]] deals with 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]].
 
A '''vector''' is a [[magnitude]] with a [[direction]]. Much of [[physics]] deals with 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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== Related threads from AoPS forum ==
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*[http://www.artofproblemsolving.com/Forum/viewtopic.php?t=89911]  (This is a thread about what vectors are.)
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Revision as of 15:53, 23 June 2006

A vector is a magnitude with a direction. Much of physics deals with 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.


Related threads from AoPS forum

  • [1] (This is a thread about what vectors are.)


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