Thread: single bar around vector

  1. #1
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    Jan 2003

    single bar around vector

    I'm used to seeing the magnitude expressed with double single bars around a vector mean the same thing? I'm trying to project a vector onto a plane using this equation:
    Normal = Normal to plane

    Vector = (Vector - Normal) / |Normal|^2

    I'm not sure if the single bar means magnitude, or maybe the absolute value?...thanks

  2. #2
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    Sep 2001
    Yeah, if you're talking about vectors, then yes, it's the magnitude, I've seen it in some books
    That was originally post on Flashdaddee in the Off Topic forum by Osk - under the exact same question. Are you and Shadow the same person?

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