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Construction for Three Vectors with Sum Zero
On the sides of a triangle
, construct three parallelograms
,
and
. Then
.
Proof:
.
You can move the vectors into a cyclic (sum-zero) configuration using the slider. Vertices can be moved with locators.
Contributed by:
Izidor Hafner
Using code by:
Jaime Rangel-Mondragon
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Izidor Hafner
"
Construction for Three Vectors with Sum Zero
"
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Published: September 1, 2016
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