# How do you normalize # (-5i + 12j+ 2 k)#?

##### 1 Answer

Jan 24, 2016

Normalizing a vector means making a unit vector in the same direction by dividing each component of the vector by the length of the original vector. In this case the normalized vector is

#### Explanation:

First find the length of the vector. If a vector is

The length of the given vector,

We can express the normalized vector in two equivalent ways:

OR