# What are the parallelogram and the polygon methods?

##### 1 Answer

Parallelogram method is a method for finding sum or resultant of two vectors.

The polygon method is a method for finding sum or resultant of more than two vectors. (Can be used for two vectors also).

#### Explanation:

**Parallelogram method**

In this method, two vectors

**Polygon method**

In polygon method of finding the sum or resultant of vectors

it may so happen that head of the last may end at the tail of first vector, resulting in a closed polygon. In such a case