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question on core pure 1 further mathematics vectors !

i have a problem with drawing vectors and visualising them, could someone probably show me how this one would look as a diagram, please? i hope the image is working..
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2066/gmLKgg.jpg
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Original post by luvkittis
i have a problem with drawing vectors and visualising them, could someone probably show me how this one would look as a diagram, please? i hope the image is working..
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/2066/gmLKgg.jpg

You notice that there are really only two heights here so z=0 and z=8. So Id just draw the x-y coordinates / lines as appropriate and note that z values at the points. The point A must occur on the line between the two support points, so have a go and upload what you think.
Original post by mqb2766
You notice that there are really only two heights here so z=0 and z=8. So Id just draw the x-y coordinates / lines as appropriate and note that z values at the points. The point A must occur on the line between the two support points, so have a go and upload what you think.

i tried something but it looks off …..
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/5473/HEWNgT.jpg
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Original post by luvkittis
i tried something but it looks off …..
https://imagizer.imageshack.com/img924/5473/HEWNgT.jpg

Id not draw the lines/vectors connecting the points to the origin. The only lines should really be the tightrope and support wires and try and make the numbers/scaling a bit more precise.

You could get a bit of intuition by noting A must be roughly above the midpoint of the two support points (by taking their x-y average). Then think about how to use pythagoras to get the actual coordinates.
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