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  1. Use the parallelogram method to add two of the vectors to create a single vector for them;
  2. Now use this vector with another of the vectors to be added (using the parallelogram method to create another vector).
  3. Repeat until all the vectors have been added.

For example, if you have to add V1, V2, V3, V4 do:

  1. Used method to add V1 and V2 to result in R1
  2. Use method to add R1 and V3 to result in R2
  3. Use method to add R2 and V4 to give final resulting vector R.
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Q: How do you use the parallelogram method to add more than two vectors?
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Parallelogram method is not that accurate because a mechanical tool such as protractor is used in constructing the angle of a vector or in other words it is only an illustration unlike in analytical method of adding vectors, mathematical computation is used which is more accurate than making an illustration to present vectors.

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