Resultant Vector: Definition & Formula

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In what way is a resultant vector different from a single vector?

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1. Find Vector A using decomposition.

2. Find Vector B using decomposition

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet focus on assessing your knowledge of the resultant vector formula. You will need to solve problems involving this formula to demonstrate what you know.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In the problems on this quiz, you will apply what you know about the resultant vector formula in order to find:

  • Vectors
  • Missing sides
  • Magnitude of a resultant vector
  • Direction of a resultant vector

Skills Practiced

Focus on perfecting the following skills as you work your way through this quiz:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on resultant vectors
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as resultant vectors and single vectors
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve practice problems that involve the resultant vector formula

Additional Learning

The lesson that accompanies this quiz and worksheet, entitled Resultant Vector: Definition & Formula, was written to help you learn more about this topic. Reading it will give you the opportunity to study:

  • The purpose of a resultant vector
  • Examples of resultant vectors
  • Steps to find resultant vectors
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