why the putting of i cap j cap is nessesary

why the putting of i cap j cap is nessesary



3 Answers

878 Points
13 years ago

Dear anis,

Its very important to donote directions in vectors thats y we use i cap and j cap..

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Karthik Eyan
45 Points
13 years ago

The cap above i or j is to indicate a unit vector along the +x axis and the +y axis.

The cap is put for unit vecotrs only [whose magnitude is unity] as the cap differentiates a unit vectors from other vectors.

Aniket Patra
48 Points
13 years ago

i cap and j cap are unit vectors along +x-axis and +t-axis.Its purpose is only and only to specify direction of any vector.It reveals the directional property of vector.

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