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Vector Magnitude Summing

1) A vector of magnitude 3 cannot be added to a vector of magnitude 4 so that the magnitude so that the magnitude of the resultant is:

a)zero
b)1
c)3
d)5
e)7

2) A vector of magnitude 20 is added to a vector of magnitude 25. The magnitude of this sum can be:

a)zero
b)3
c)12
d)47
e)50

Solution Summary

The solution provides clear, reasoned answers to the posted conceptual questions of the restrictions of summing vectors of certain magnitudes, including calculations and worded responses.

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