# What are common mistakes students make with 2-D vectors?

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See explanation below

#### Explanation:

Common mistakes are not actually very common. This depends on a particular student. However here are a few probable mistakes which a student can make with 2-D vectors

1.) Misunderstand the direction of a vector.

**Example:**

2.) Misunderstand the direction of a position vector

Position vector of any point say

3.) Misunderstand the direction of vector product

Example: The direction of

**Note:** Two non parallel vectors can be made intersecting by shifting them in their respective parallel directions

There may be other common mistakes as well but above are few of them .