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RE: Shortcut for magnitude of a Vector?

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg26738] RE: [mg26710] Shortcut for magnitude of a Vector?
  • From: "David Park" <djmp at earthlink.net>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Jan 2001 02:14:14 -0500 (EST)
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

vector = {3, 4, 5}; 
Sqrt[vector . vector]
5*Sqrt[2]

David Park
djmp at earthlink.net
http://home.earthlink.net/~djmp/ 

> From: mrtommorris [mailto:mor3752 at alltel.net]
To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
> 
> Does anyone know if there is a shortcut to find the magnitude of 
> a Vector in
> Mathematica?  I've tried a few things but it just spits my vector 
> back out.
> Thanks for your help.  Tom Morris
> 
> 


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