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Objective: To use the components of two or more vectors to
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Add two vectors;
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Add three vectors;
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Add four vectors;
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Use the diagram and scale to determine the magnitude and
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Use SOH CAH TOA and the Pythagorean theorem to determine the
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Use table values, the diagram, SOH CAH TOA, and the Pythagorean
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