Vector Addition Calculator

Created by Maciej Kowalski, PhD candidate
Reviewed by Steven Wooding
Last updated: May 18, 2022
The addition of two vectors is carried out by use of trigonometry. To subtract vectors, simply use a negative length for one of them. Results are given in both polar and Cartesian coordinate systems.
Maciej Kowalski, PhD candidate
Vectors in
2D
Operation
Addition
without
multiples
Perform vector addition a + b.
Your data
Vector a:
Cartesian coordinates
2D vector in a component form
x
y
Vector b:
Cartesian coordinates
x
y
Result
Vector a + b:
Cartesian coordinates
x
y
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