# Simple Vector question

• May 16th 2010, 01:11 AM
mathematicallyretarded
Simple Vector question
Hi i have a vector question which i answered but i am not sure if it is correct.
If possible can anyone give the question a try?

Thanks for your time everyone!
• May 16th 2010, 01:51 AM
earboth
Quote:

Originally Posted by mathematicallyretarded
Hi i have a vector question which i answered but i am not sure if it is correct.
If possible can anyone give the question a try?

Thanks for your time everyone!

1. Your answers are (nearly) correct! (Clapping) The use of the equal-sign at (ii) is definitely wrong.

2. Your result at (ii) can be simplified a little bit:

$\vec u = \frac1{\sqrt{80}} (4i - 8j) = \frac1{\sqrt{5}}(i-2j)$
• May 16th 2010, 02:00 AM
mathematicallyretarded
Quote:

Originally Posted by earboth
1. Your answers are (nearly) correct! (Clapping) The use of the equal-sign at (ii) is definitely wrong.

2. Your result at (ii) can be simplified a little bit:

$\vec u = \frac1{\sqrt{80}} (4i - 8j) = \frac1{\sqrt{5}}(i-2j)$

Ah yes i see it haha. Thanks for the pick up on that one!

Great it's good for my confidence to get them right on my own.

Off to do more now. (Rock)

Thanks all!