Which of the following vectors are collinear in the figure given below?

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Editor">Editor Staff asked 11 months ago

Which of the following vectors are collinear in the figure given below?
 
(a) \vec{a}, \vec{c} and \vec{d}
 
(b) \vec{a}, \vec{b} and \vec{d}
 
(c) \vec{a} and \vec{d}
 
(d) \vec{b} and \vec{d}
 
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Question is from Types of Vectors topic in section Vector Algebra of Mathematics – Class 12
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Editor">Editor Staff answered 11 months ago

Correct option is (b) \vec{a}, \vec{b} and \vec{d}
 
For explanation I would say: Collinear vectors are those vectors which are parallel to the same line irrespective of the magnitude and direction. In the given figure, \vec{a}, \vec{b} and \vec{d} are collinear vectors.