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Resultants of Vectors: Definition & Calculation

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What is the resultant of vectors (how is it defined)?

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1. Force A acts 2 Newtons west and 3 Newtons south. Force B acts 5 Newtons west and 2 Newtons north. What is the resultant of these two vectors?

2. Force A acts 2 Newtons west and 3 Newtons south. Force B acts 5 Newtons west and 2 Newtons north. What is the resultant of these two vectors in unit vector form?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Resultants of vectors will be reviewed by this quiz. The majority of the questions you will need to answer involve finding solutions to problems that involve resultants of vectors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Test how well you can solve problems that involve:

  • Finding resultants of vectors
  • Using unit vector form
  • Overall magnitude and direction of vectors

Skills Practiced

You will need a variety of skills to complete this quiz. Some of the abilities you will use and practice include:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define terms such as vector and Newton
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding resultants of vectors and interpret if it is true or false
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems involving the resultant of vectors

Additional Learning

Studying the lesson entitled Resultants of Vectors: Definition & Calculation will culminate in you learning more about this subject. Read on if you're interested in finding out more regarding:

  • A reliable way to find the resultant of vectors
  • Two options for finding a vector
  • The Pythagorean theorem and SOHCAHTOA
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