Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition & Calculations


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Which of these is a correct definition of a vector quantity?

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1. Which of the following is NOT an example of vector multiplication?

2. Two vectors are multiplied together. The answer that is produced is also a vector. What kind of multiplication is this?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Test your ability to carry out scalar multiplication of vectors with this quiz. You will also prove that you understand this topic in general.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Make use of this quiz to demonstrate that you can answer questions that involve:

  • Explaining terms related to this subject
  • Examples of vector multiplication
  • Finding the solution to math problems involving vectors

Skills Practiced

Take this quiz and worksheet as an opportunity to practice the following:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define a vector quantity
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve scalar multiplication practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding types of multiplication

Additional Learning

Your knowledge about this subject will grow once you study the lesson titled Scalar Multiplication of Vectors: Definition & Calculations. Read this lesson if you'd like the chance to learn about:

  • Differences between scalar quantities and vectors
  • Examples of scalar multiplication
  • How scalar multiplication can be calculated