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What is a vector?
People say that a vector is "a quantity with both magnitude and direction." What does that mean? This approach to vectors is too confusing. In this brief introduction allow me to demonstrate a more natural - and meaningful - approach to vectors. They're easy - and don't need to be made confusing.

How to Use Vectors to Proof The Medians of a Triangle are Concurrent?
Vectors offer a wonderful and swift means to prove theorems in geometry. In this little video we show that the three medians of a triangle do indeed go through a common point AND we show how to find the coordinates of that point with no effort.

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