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About Vector Scalars (Multiplication)

When a vector is multiplied by a scalar the magnitude of the vector changes, however, its direction remains unchanged.

Consider the diagram below:

.        VECTORS

Imagine you took a journey in the direction of v but travelled:

  • Twice as far – the vector would be 2v
  • Half as far – the vector would be 1/2v
  • Exactly opposite – the vector would be – v

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