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Re: Magnitude of Vector

I don't think there is an operator, but it is simple to write your own:

VectorMag[x_] := Sqrt[x.x]

regards, RF

Ed McBride wrote in message <7pl55o$c77 at>...
>Was doing some stuff that required 3-D vectors.  Found Dot and Cross,
>but couldn't find a primitive operator for Magnitude.  Is there one?  If
>not, there definitely should be.  Ed McBride, P.E.

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