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Normalizing Vectors
A nonzero vector is normalized by dividing it by its length. The resulting vector has length 1 and lies in the same direction.
In 2D, the length of
is given by Pythagoras's formula:
.
In 3D, the length of
is
.
In any dimension, the normalized vector of
is
.
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