# How do I know if two vectors are equal?

##### 1 Answer

Sep 2, 2015

the two vectors should have equal magnitude and direction

#### Explanation:

if any two vectors fulfill the above conditions, they are equal vectors.

consider the two vectors

if these two vectors have the same direction (in other words if they are parallel to each other), it can be represented as

here

but if they claim equal magnitudes (

which means