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Let $\mathbf{v} = \begin{pmatrix} -5.8 \\ 2.5 \end{pmatrix}$. Find $|\mathbf{v}|$.
Hint: Square the components, add the results together, then take the square root.
$\class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{A1}}\hspace{54px}}~} {}^2 + \class{inputBox step1}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{A2}}\hspace{54px}}~} {}^2$ $-5.8 {}^2 + 2.5 {}^2$
$= \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{B1}}\hspace{54px}}~} + \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{B2}}\hspace{54px}}~} = \class{inputBox step2}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{BR}}\hspace{54px}}~}$ $= 33.64 + 6.25 = 39.89$
Therefore,
$|\mathbf{v}| = \sqrt{\class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{C1}}\hspace{54px}}~}} = \class{inputBox step3}{~\bbox[border:2px solid blue]{\strut\rlap{\class{inputReplace}{CR}}\hspace{54px}}~}$ $|\mathbf{v}| = \sqrt{39.89} = 6.31585307$