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To determine the coordinates for a vector, if the tail is not at the origin you ________ the x and y coordinates of the head and tail.

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  1. anonymous
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    add, subtract, multiply, divide or switch?

  2. dumbcow
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    if the tail is not at origin then it is like the vector was translated x units left/right and y units up/down, when we translate a graph we add to x,y coordinates. Here we want to reverse the effect of that translation, whats the reverse operation of addition? did that make any sense?

  3. anonymous
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    yes. We subtract! Right?

  4. dumbcow
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    yep

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