Vector Difference

A vector difference is the result of subtracting one vector from another. A vector difference is denoted using the normal minus sign, i.e., the vector difference of vectors A and B is written A-B.

A vector difference is equivalent to a vector sum with the orientation of the second vector reversed, i.e.,


See also

Vector, Vector Addition, Vector Sum

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Weisstein, Eric W. "Vector Difference." From MathWorld--A Wolfram Web Resource.

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