# Vector Components: The Magnitude of a Vector

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### A cannonball is shot at an angle of 55 degrees above the horizontal, with a force of 80 Newtons. What is the magnitude of the force vector that applies to the cannonball?

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### 2. What does magnitude mean in terms of vectors?

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Check your ability to apply the principles of vector operations to vector magnitude problems with this quiz and worksheet. Quiz questions cover calculating the magnitude of vectors using two quantities, and understanding how vector magnitude is mathematically notated.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz will test your knowledge of:

• Vector notation
• The meaning of the word 'magnitude' as referring to vectors
• Applying vector magnitude operations to real-world problems

## Skills Practiced

• Critical thinking - apply relevant knowledge to vector problems given various quantities and units
• Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve vector magnitude practice problems
• Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main terms, such as magnitude
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer general questions about finding the magnitude of a vector