gives the two-dimensional unit vector in the k direction.
gives the n-dimensional unit vector in the k direction.
Details and Options
- UnitVector[n,k] is a list of length n with a 1 in position k and 0s elsewhere.
- UnitVector by default creates a vector containing exact integers.
- The option WorkingPrecision can be used to specify the precision of vector components.
Basic Examples (2)
The unit vector in the direction in two dimensions:
The unit vector in the direction in three dimensions:
Properties & Relations (1)
Introduced in 2007
Updated in 2008