# Consider two vectors #A=3i - 1j# and #B = - i - 5j#, how do you calculate #A + B#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 30, 2016

You can simply add the components in each direction:

#### Explanation:

I'm not sure this question needs much more explanation, but there is value for you in drawing a diagram showing the two vectors, then sliding **why** it is possible to simply add the components.