Here is an example of a vector problem where we use a scale diagram to find the displacement of an object.
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If you want to improve the accuracy of your scale diagrams;
- use a sharp pencil
- measure the vector lengths as accurately as you can
- make sure the point of your vector arrow is on the end of the measured line
- start each new vector right at the tip of the previous vector