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Vector problem

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  • Subject: [mg115895] Vector problem
  • From: Mark Perrin <m.perrin at>
  • Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2011 04:19:45 -0500 (EST)
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I'm having trouble formulating a problem in Mathematica.

If I have two 2D vectors, u and v that are the known projections of a third unknown 2D vector z, how do I determine z?

My word problem (I think) is find the solution to: Projection[z,u] == u && Projection [z,v] == v

Any help in starting this problem would be much appreciated.

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