The Dot Product of Vectors: Definition & Application

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What is the x length of a vector with a start point of (1, 2) and an end point of (5, 8)?

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1. What is the 'y' length of a vector with a beginning point of (1, -2) and an end point of (-3, 4)

2. What is the dot product of vector A with an x length of 5 and a y length of 3 with vector B with an x length of 4 and a y length of 2?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of the dot product of vectors. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include length and direction.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Identifying length with given start and end points
  • Identifying dot products of given vectors
  • Characteristics of a vector

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related dot product of vectors lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about the dot product of vectors in a different light
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the dot product of vectors and interpret it correctly
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about the dot product of vectors

Additional Learning

To learn more about the dot product of vectors, review the lesson The Dot Product of Vectors: Definition & Application which covers the following objectives:

  • Define vector
  • Magnitude
  • Define dot product
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