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Re: Vector problem

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  • Subject: [mg115941] Re: Vector problem
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Wed, 26 Jan 2011 05:07:37 -0500 (EST)

This doesn't at all sound like a Mathematica problem, but rather like a 
mathematics problem.

On 1/25/2011 4:19 AM, Mark Perrin wrote:
> 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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