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Does the vector have an angle associated with it?
YES
Break the vector into its x-components and its y-components.
 
 
 

NO








Awesome! That means the vector is only in the x-direction or only in the y-direction.
Add all the x-components together.
Add all the y-components together.
 
 









 
 
Using the total x and the total y, plug those values into the resultant magnitude formula.
Using the total x and the total y, plug those values into the resultant angle formula (inverse tan).