Performing Operations on Vectors in the Plane


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Add the following two vectors.

Vector C (10, 2) and Vector D (3, -2)

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1. Multiply vector E (5, 1, 2) by -3.

2. (10, 7) - (-1, -2)

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Vectors have values that can be used to perform mathematical operations. This quiz/worksheet will help test your understanding of these operations such as addition, subtraction and multiplication of vectors.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the concepts of:

  • The definition of a vector
  • The appearance of a vector
  • Addition, subtraction and multiplication of vectors

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

Problem Solving- use acquired knowledge to solve vector operations practice problems

Information Recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding how points are written on a Cartesian plane

Distinguishing Differences - compare and contrast the difference between the x and y values in a vector

Knowledge Application - use your knowledge to solve operations that include vectors with more than 2 values

Additional Learning

To learn more about vectors, review the accompanying lesson on Operations on Vectors in a Plane. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define the meaning of a vector
  • Understand how many values can be in a vector
  • Understand how to solve vector operations by breaking them down into parts
  • Learn the definition of an end point in a Cartesian plane