Vectors in Math: Addition, Subtraction, Division & Multiplication


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If you were to draw a vector from the tip of one vector to the tail of another, which would you be doing?

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1. Which of the following is the same as vector addition except that the second vector is rotated 180 degrees?

2. Which of the following vector operations involves a scalar?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz/worksheet includes questions designed to measure your fluency in regards to vectors and the mathematical operations related to them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments, you'll be tested on the actions and definitions of:

  • Drawing a vector from the tip of one vector to another
  • Rotating a second vector 180 degrees
  • Scalars
  • Scalar inversion

Skills Practiced

  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast what constitutes vector addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding scalars
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions involving scalar inversion

Additional Learning

To learn more about vector operations, check out the accompanying lesson titled Vectors in Math: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define magnitude
  • Know how the direction of a vector is indicated
  • Describe the resultant