Turn on suggestions

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

Showing results for

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

Showing results for

Options

- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Mark Topic as New
- Mark Topic as Read
- Float this Topic for Current User
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Printer Friendly Page

Auto-suggest helps you quickly narrow down your search results by suggesting possible matches as you type.

Showing results for

Jan 20, 2013
02:34 PM

- Mark as New
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Permalink
- Email to a Friend
- Notify Moderator

Jan 20, 2013
02:34 PM

Lenght of a vector prime 2,0

hey folks i am trying to get prime. to give me the lenght of a vector but i cant get it to work

any one who has any idea why i cant get this equation to to work in prime 2,0

in the third line i wrote how it should end up

in mathcad 15 i wrote

but this dosent work in prime

any ideas ???

Solved! Go to Solution.

1 ACCEPTED SOLUTION

Accepted Solutions

Jan 20, 2013
03:02 PM

- Mark as New
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Permalink
- Email to a Friend
- Notify Moderator

Jan 20, 2013
03:02 PM

Seems you forgot the indices in the prime version of your attempt.

Why don't you just use the absolute value

vcrossa_length:=|vcrossa|

What you did in Prime was to take the square root of (three times the square of the length of your vector).

In other words you calculated the length of the vector times the square root of 3.

3 REPLIES 3

Jan 20, 2013
03:02 PM

- Mark as New
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Permalink
- Email to a Friend
- Notify Moderator

Jan 20, 2013
03:02 PM

Seems you forgot the indices in the prime version of your attempt.

Why don't you just use the absolute value

vcrossa_length:=|vcrossa|

What you did in Prime was to take the square root of (three times the square of the length of your vector).

In other words you calculated the length of the vector times the square root of 3.

Jan 20, 2013
03:13 PM

- Mark as New
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Permalink
- Email to a Friend
- Notify Moderator

Jan 20, 2013
03:13 PM

thank you. most helpful....

Jan 20, 2013
08:47 PM

- Mark as New
- Bookmark
- Subscribe
- Mute
- Subscribe to RSS Feed
- Permalink
- Email to a Friend
- Notify Moderator

Jan 20, 2013
08:47 PM

You're welcome!